Sociology 360 - Group Project 3

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GROUP PROJECT #3 The Power of   Wealth and Privilege Your team needs to read  both   Wealth and Democracy: A Political History of the  American Rich  by Kevin Phillips and  The Price of Admission: How America's Ruling  Class Buys Its Way into Elite Colleges--and Who Gets Left Outside the Gates  by Daniel  Golden (listed under optional texts). How did America’s rich get that way? How do they  stay rich? What does this tell us about social mobility in the United States? You will  present your findings to the class in a 15-20 minute presentation on Thursday October  14 and turn in a 6-9 page report that day.  Your grade will be based on the following criteria: Basic points of the two books : be sure to include a basic discussion of what  the two books are about. What do they tell us about how wealthy Americans got  to be rich (and stay rich)? The American class structure and social mobility? 
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2010 for the course SOCI 360 taught by Professor Sternheimer,karen during the Fall '10 term at USC.

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