You need to have access to the following book below or chapters 7 and 8 in the book- Essentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach, James M. Henslin, Boston MA: Pearson
Publishing Company, 11th edition, 2014
Write a short essay that argues ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to the following claim: If individuals are
economically successful, but do not change their habits of lifestyle, it will reduce the chances that their children will experience upward mobility. The concepts of “class stratification” and Weber’s ideas about the three dimensions of “social class” may be helpful. Use the video People Like Us as a source of information for the analysis.
There is more information about this video below.
Watch the YouTube video People Like Us : Social Class in America
Look up PEOPLE LIKE US:
SOCIAL CLASS IN AMERICA
by Lora Myers
Contributing Editors: Julie Hey Alicia Ellis
& Amy Foerster Susan Kempler Eva Abbamonte