1. Who benefits from social stratification in society? Who suffers?
2. Think about your parents and grandparents. Do you think that social mobility has happened in your own family? What type(s) of social mobility have happened? Include in your discussion the events or reasons for your answers.
3. Choose a popular television show and discuss which social class you believe the main character or family represents. What factors (occupation, wealth, power, prestige, education, etc.) lead you to believe that they belong in this social class?