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Unformatted text preview: o Lower- middle class o Working class o Lower class -The way class is measured SES (Socio economic status) o Based on income, education, occupation, related variables Social Mobility: Intergenerational mobility vs. Intragenerational mobility -Intergenerational mobility- Comparison between generations class (mobility between generations -Intragenerational mobility- Able to move classes, from what you were born into 10/27/2011 Where is the Middle Class Going? 1) Disappearing opportunities for those with little education 2) Global competition/technological advances 3) Growing dependence on a temporary work force 4) New low-paying growth industries and decline of unionized labor...
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