Social Class

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Social Class 10/20 Who Rules America? By Domhoff What is distinctive about the upper class life style? Prepping for power Private schools Extracurricular activities Prominent state and private universities Social clubs Downtown men’s clubs Country clubs Specialized clubs (yachting, sailing, lawn tennis, squash, fox hunting) Women’s activities Debutante season Volunteering Marriage and family What indicates membership in a given social class? Objective Indicators “Socioeconomic status” income educational attainment
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Subjective indicators Attitudes and values Class identification Consumption patterns 10/25 Social Class: Representation and Reproduction (occupational status)  (educational attainment) Upper-upper class  capitalist class, power elite.  have money through inheritance  .05% of population lower-upper class 
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Britton during the Fall '08 term at Syracuse.

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