Although this film is somewhat dated, consider how little has changed in terms of the American social class system. Watch the film here and fill out the study guide below. If you need extra help, the transcript is also included if you scroll down this post.
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Identify the following in the cartoon. Please annotate thoroughly.
Ø Influence on class (group of origin: family)
Ø Human capital
Ø Social capital
Ø Downward Classism
What is the difference between the Sources of Class and the Influences on Class? How would you define the different types of Classism?
There are usually four components of class:
- Educational Attainment
- Occupational Prestige
Can you guess what the most and least prestigious professions are in the United States today? Click here for an editable Google doc.
DUE THURSDAY or before Spring Break!
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