Social Class in the Society

Social class impacts health care practices, education, social networks, political affiliation, family dynamics, and child rearing. Throughout this discussion you will explore the different social classes, as well as the benefits and drawbacks to each of them. Remember to consider how social classes play vital roles within each society. How would social classes be represented in an ideal society?

You should spend approximately 4 hours on this assignment.


  1. Using Dennis Gilbert and Joseph Kahl’s model of social class, identify the different social classes and describe the features of each. Explain at least three advantages and three disadvantages of each social class position. What are some of the specific factors that correlate with social-class membership?
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Social class is identified as a large group of individuals who rank close to one another based on power, wealth and prestige. Notably, Karl Marx identified two groups of social class, the capitalists…
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