Social class in America is... hard to talk about. As Sociology, the difficulty lies in pinning down what we mean by "Social Class." In this episode of Crash Course Sociology, Nicole chats to us about how Sociologists figure this out so we can all have a clearer idea of what we're talking about.

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2016 Income and Poverty Report from the Census

Distribution of Household Wealth in the U.S.: 2000 to 2011

Survey of Consumer Finances 2013; graph available here in Figure 1

Fair Housing Act

Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens

Measuring Occupational Prestige on the 2012 General Social Survey

Whither Opportunity?: Rising Inequality, Schools, and Children's Life Chances

Educational Attainment in the United States: 2015


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