The social problem of “inequality” has been called one of the defining issues of our times. In your view, which one of the classical
sociological theorists’ ideas that we covered in lecture (Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Simmel) is most useful for understanding the persistence of social inequality? Apply and discuss at least one of the theorists’ concepts to illustrate your argument.
Social inequality occurs when resources in a given society are distributed unevenly, typically through norms of allocation, that engender specific patterns along lines of socially defined categories of persons (Roy, 2017). One of the critics of social inequality in the society is carl Marx