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Unformatted text preview: mobility iii. Different because barriers between classes are imprecisely defined 181,000 filed tax returns of over $1,000,000 8.4 million filled tax returns of under $9,000 What are the classes in the US? Upper class (1-2%) Upper-Middle class (10-15%) - professionals (lawyers, doctors, architects) Lower-Middle class (30-35%) - Less-affluent professionals (teachers, nurses) Working Class (40-45%) - hold regular blue-collar jobs (electricians) Lower class (20-25%) - Class vs Status Weber - 3 tiers of class how much money you have Also added in "status group", the people you associate with, similar lifestyle, the people who you identify with How much power you have Combined into Socioeconomic status: brings in income, occupational prestige...
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2010 for the course SOCI 101 taught by Professor Shanahan during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08