Unit 9: Social Class & Social Stratification

    This chapter examines social stratification, with a focus on the class structure, social mobility, and poverty in the United States, taking race, gender, age, and cultural diversity into account.


    Read: Chapter 9 Social Class & Stratification

    Attend: Social Class & Stratification

    caste system class class consciousness
    class system culture of poverty educational attainment
    estate system false consciousness feminization of poverty
    income life chances means of production
    median income occupational prestige poverty line
    prestige social class social differentiation
    social mobility social stratification socioeconomic status (SES)
    status status attainment underclass