Gender Stratified Monopoly: Why Do I Earn Less and Pay More?

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Show simple item record Smith, Stacy L. 2017-08-04T18:18:31Z 2017-08-04T18:18:31Z
dc.description Citation: Smith, Stacy L. 2017. “Gender Stratified Monopoly: Why Do I Earn Less and Pay More?” Teaching Sociology 45(2):168-76.
dc.description.abstract A modified version of Monopoly has long been used as a simulation exercise to teach inequality. Versions of Modified Monopoly (MM) have touched on minority status relative to inequality but without an exploration of the complex interaction between minority status and class. This article introduces Gender Stratified Monopoly (GSM), an adaptation that can be added to existing versions of MM as a step toward such a conversation. I draw on written student reflections and observations from five test courses over two years to demonstrate the effectiveness of GSM. Data indicate student recognition of the female status as more economically challenging and less “fair” relative to the male status, with real-world consequences.
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dc.subject Active learning
dc.subject Gender
dc.subject Inequalities
dc.subject Simulation
dc.subject Social Class
dc.title Gender Stratified Monopoly: Why Do I Earn Less and Pay More?
dc.type Article (Accepted Manuscript) 2016
dc.citation.doi 10.1177/0092055X16669988
dc.citation.epage 176
dc.citation.issn 0092-055X
dc.citation.issue 2
dc.citation.jtitle Teaching Sociology
dc.citation.spage 168
dc.citation.volume 45
dc.contributor.authoreid stacylee
dc.contributor.kstate Smith, Stacy L.

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