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Unformatted text preview: Careers finance, business and corporate law Social Clubs : private club memberships, informal cliques, entry difficult Pattern of overlapping membership, club networks/ corporate boards overlap Marriage and Family Continuity The Debut/coming out party, efforts to provide appropriate marriage partners. “Marriage pools” What sort of volunteer work do the upper class tend to do? Who does it serve? How do they define their volunteer work in relation to government control and government support? What do we learn about the female half of the upper class in relation to marriage, the debutante season and volunteer work? Women in the upper class in a paradoxical position? What role do a) marriage, b) the debutante season, and c) social clubs play in creating a cohesive upper class from one generation to the next? What do we learn about class mobility and class continuity and the place of marriage?...
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- Fall '08
- Sociology, Upper Class, American upper class