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Ryan Paur March 11, 2010 Anthro 110 MWF 2-50 Written Exercise #10 What stereotypes work as signs or markers of poorer class status? Mobile homes are popular among the lower classes for there low cost. The lower classes tend to live below the hill, in the valley, near the train tracks, or in the less desirable areas. Super markets like walmarts are more popular among lower classes because they have cheaper prices. Lower classes tend to eat more white bread and less wheat bread. A lower class person maybe more intimidated when talking with an upper class person. What stereotypes work as signs or markers of upper class status? Rich people live in more desirable areas like on a hill or on a lake or
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Unformatted text preview: ocean. • Rich people shop with taste and health in mind when they get their groceries. • The car they drive or the clothes they wear can define if a person is upper or lower class. • They tend to buy fancier items like special peelers with foreign names. What stereotypes work as signs or markers of middle class status? • Middle classes take after both classes so it can be hard to stereotype someone into the middle class. • They have more luxuries than the lower class but not as many of the pointless items • Middle class people may try and fit in with the upper class so they may mimic the upper class....
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2010 for the course ATHRO 110 taught by Professor Sarah during the Spring '10 term at Oregon State.

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