Chapter 11 outline

Chapter 11 outline - Wendy Moritz Chapter 11 Social Class...

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Wendy Moritz Chapter 11: Social Class in the US Dimensions of Social Inequality Income Income : earnings from work or investments Wealth Wealth Power Wealth is important source of power Small proportion of families that control most of nations wealth also shape agenda of entire society Occupational Prestige Work is an important source of social prestige Commonly evaluate each other according to kind of work do, giving greater respect to those who Schooling Industrial societies have expanded opportunities for schooling, but some still receive more education than others Ancestry More than 1/3 rd of country’s richest individuals acquired some of their fortunes from inheritance
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