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The Destruction of Happy Families- Persepolis

“One can forgive but one should never forget”. Book Introduction As a graphic novel, Persepolis is about Marjane growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Satrapi tells the story of her childhood under the overthrow of the shah’s regime, the triumph of the Iranian Revolution, and the devastating effects of war with Iraq. From aContinue reading “The Destruction of Happy Families- Persepolis”

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Family Educational Background Enhances Class Stratification

Social class and social stratification are highly linked to the unequal distribution of wealth, resources, and especially education opportunities. This can potentially form a cycle, where richer people get richer and vice versa, known as the Matthew Effect (Wang). As a result of such cycle, people from lower class have relatively less educational opportunities thanContinue reading “Family Educational Background Enhances Class Stratification”