logging in or signing up social structure Peppar Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINTLite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 2601 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: February 19, 2008 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Social Structure: Social Structure Capitalism: the means of production (land, money, equipment) are privately owned Corporate capitalism: the economy is dominated by large, powerful corporationsSlide2: many workers are employed by corporations no such thing as “a job for life”Social Inequality: Social InequalityPoverty: Poverty 13% of families in USA below the “poverty line” (1999) many are African-American, Hispanic, or Native AmericanSocial Classes: Social Classes Upper class: inherited wealth, or successful business owners or managers Middle class: “white collar” workers (educated professionals) Lower class (working class): “blue collar” workers (manual labour)Middle Class: Middle Class more that 50% of Americans mainstream America largest consumer group largest voting groupClass in Britain: Class in Britain a long history of class aristocratic families a strong awareness of classClass in USA: Class in USA most immigrants were poor belief that anyone can be successful belief that class “doesn’t exist” but it does!Class in Australia: Class in Australia similar to USA “the Aussie battler” (respect for the working class)Family: Family basic social unit: nuclear family (parents and children) can easily move (to find work)Moving Out: Moving Out many people want to leave home as soon as they can afford to in America it is common for students to study at a college in a different cityHouseholds: Households nuclear family extended family young couple older couple (children grown up) single shared You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.