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Subjective Approach

Identifying class in self-placement approach

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Reputational Approach

Local "judges" Place their citizens into classes

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Objective Approach

Sociologists get information and place them into social classes

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Socioeconomic Status (SES)

made up of Income Occupational Prestige and Education

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Property:

Income (Salaries) and Wealth (Accumulated assets)

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Statuses

Upper, Upper middle, Lower middle, working, working poor, underclass

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Absolute poverty

Life-threatening Lack of food, shelter, clothes

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Relative poverty

Individual who makes less, even if they can afford the necessities

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Feminization of Poverty

Growing percentage of the poverty population that is made up of woman

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Victim Blaming

Poverty is from laziness and immoral

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Culture of Poverty

Poor are socialized in childhood that accepts poverty

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Social Mobility

Change in an individual or group's position in class hierarchy

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Intergenerational social mobility

Individual's position compared to his parents

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Intragenerational social mobility

Changes in people's social status

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Vertical Mobility

From on status to another

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Horizontal

Change in jobs or status but fairly the same

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Structural Mobility

Change of different job availability in the society

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Deindustrialization

Manufacturing sector of the economy declines while the service sector expands