The ranking of people and the rewards they receive based on an objective criteria, often including wealth, power, and/ or prestige
The money received for work or through investments.
all of your material possessions, including income.
temporary state of poverty that occurs when someone loses a job for a short time
a state of poverty that occurs when a person lacks stable employment
chronic and multigenerational poverty.
a state of poverty that occurs when we compare ourselves to those around us.
the ability to carry out your will and impose it on others.
given or assigned
the level of esteem associated with ones status and social standing.
Upper or Elite Class
a social class that is very small in number and holds significant wealth
Upper Middle Class
A social class that consists of high-income members of the society who are well educated but do not belong to the elite membership of the super wealth
a social class that consists of those who have moderate incomes
social class generally made up of people with high school diplomas and lower levels of education
a social Class living in poverty
a social class living in the disadvantaged neighborhoods that are characterized by four components; poverty. family disruption, male employment, and lack of indivisuals in high status occupations.
the ability to change social classes
to moving within the same status category
to moving from one social status to another
the change that family members make from one social class to the next through generations
an individual changes social standing, especially in the workforce
social changes affect large numbers of people
A concept suggesting that, within the United States, each social class contaions a relativly fixed unumber of people
states that those who get aheaddo so based on their own merit.
a program offering assistance to which a person is entitled, requiring no qualification