What is class

What is class - by social and historical processes. Social...

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What is class? (Class Inequality 2) 02:07 Groups of people of similar economic and social position, and because of their shared  position may have similar politics, lifestyles, consumption patterns, cultural interests,  and opportunities to get ahead. Its more than $$ Economic capital Economic resources Social Capital Resources based on relationships and social networks Cultural Capital Education, skills, behaviors, where you vacay, etc. The Social Construction of Class Socially Constructed The meaning of things does not come from some “natural” state, but rather is developed 
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Unformatted text preview: by social and historical processes. Social Construction of Class Class is more than econ. Standing it is culture, behavior, values, language, and attire. Classism A SOP based on class through which the upper and middle classes are advantaged over the working class and poor. Internalized classism Acceptance and justification of classism by working class and poor people. 02:07 02:07...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course SOCY 105 taught by Professor Mogadam during the Spring '05 term at Maryland.

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