Concepts of Social Stratification and Social Class
Analyze the concepts of social stratification and social class.
What is social mobility? Are there social classes? How are these categorized? How are they defined? How are stratification systems maintained in this society? What are the two ways in which poverty is defined? How do Wright’s model of social class and Gilbert and Kahl’s model of social class fit within this ideal society? Does society require different social classes? Are people able to advance their social class within this society? How can people advance their social class within this society? Do prejudice and discrimination fit within this society? How can people from one social class connect with people from a different social class?