1. People with more money and more influence on their society will benefit from social stratification because they are able to get the resources they need. People who lack resources and money will suffer because they are not able to get the things they need to strive in their society.
2. I think there may have been intergeneraltional mobility between my grandparents and parents. My grandparents lived very plainly and did not have very much money, but my family now is different and has more resources than my grandparents did.
3. In Gossip Girl, Blair and her family are in the upper social class. I believe this because her mom is a fashion designer and her dad lives in Europe for business. They live in a very fancy penthouse on the upper east side of New York. Blair also goes to a private school and wears designer clothing.