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It is frequent that people living in the United States prefer to think that we are a nation that no longer has social classes that all people are much better off than they were one hundred years ago. When the various social classes are acknowledged, people often prefer to overlook the inequalities that accompany them. However, social class has historically been and continues to be a major predictor for a number of social inequalities related to work and educational opportunity as well as health. Although there have been many improvements in social structures that have benefited the population as a whole in the past century, many people in the United States find themselves at disadvantage due to their social class. People have many different definitions of class to me, true class has more to do with enduring inner qualities that defy external circumstance; honesty, integrity, wisdom, empathy, and generosity of spirit, just to name a few. There is inner power that cannot be inherited, bought, hustled, lobbied, or transferred from one account to another. Real class has to be earned with patience, refinement and discipline. To me, it is not just a social
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2010 for the course OT 450 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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