Some readings are available on-line:

United States in Comparative Perspective

Feagin: Continuing Significance of Race

New York Times: Talk About Race

Gender and the 2008 Presidential Election reader

Class Matters: Shadowy Lines Still Divide

Chan and Goldthorpe: Conceptual Distinction between Class and Status

Change Comes to Levittown

NEW!  Return to Levittown after the Presidential Election

Elites: Old Nantucket Meets the New

Rank: Poverty and Welfare as American as Apple Pie

Schwalbe et al: Generic Processes of Inequality