Social Class Matters (What is Social Class? (People can be placed in the…
Social Class Matters
What is Social Class?
People can be placed in the social system when they are born.
Economic,Cultural, and Social Capital
Quality of life depends on socioeconomic status.
Social class affects political system.
Constructing Social Class in the United States
During WW1, People tried to be more thrift.
After WW1, the government shifted to the interests of wealthy.
After WW2 began, more thrift.
The Myth of a Classless Society
Culture of Poverty
Social Class Labor
Rapid industrialization caused the emarge of a large number of white-collar people.
During the depression, racial minority were likely to lose their jobs.
Labor unions and strikes
Communicating Social Class
Education is based on middle to upper class people.
Communicating Class at Work
Work places are hierarchy.
Discriminations happen in the recruitment.