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Unformatted text preview: corporations and the workers in those corporations. Those with varying skills who have little to offer in the labor market but their capacity to work. Explain the three “rules” that create a class structure that is permanent across generations? The first rule is: our legal system gives corporations the right to close down a plant and move the operation overseas, but it does not give workers a right to their jobs. The second rule is: people in privileged classes have unrestricted opportunities to accumulate wealth. The third rule is: the so-called equality of opportunity in America is supposed to be provided by its system of public education. How is this “new American class structure” different from previous versions of social classes in America? Most class structures are temporary and ever changing. The new American class structure is different in the sense that it has created more levels of social class based on income....
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- Spring '11
- Business, new working class, American class structure, New American Class