We typically directly link class with wealth as above image shows, as the media constantly reminds us. Wealthy people – not council estates. Class is based primarily on wealth of person if we are aware of their financial background. If not, we must make assumptions. Wealthy person, walks in wearing tracksuits cap, does this make them lower class?
Social class is determined by many as being based on: income, education, and subsequently your occupation
Not financially well off, poor person – good education
1960 sketch, john cleese,ronnie barker, ronniecorbett, comedy outlining different classes. Initially 3 different classes, now there is 7…
2010, 4 major classes
2013, 7 major classes – Precariat - suffering from precarity, which is a condition of existence without predictability or security
Vicky pollard, little Britain features wide range of different characters with different social backgrounds – outnumbered follows working class family, downton abbey characters, casualty – doctors, high up in managerial roles/nhs, lark rise to candleford – struggling to make ends meet, just getting by
Taboo- not talked about, people more easily offended nowadays when discussing class,. Back then it was normality and people accepted it whereas now, although most things have progressed, I believe the social class system and distinguishing …
Transcript of "Class powerpoint"
TOM - DEFINITIONS
Upper – Middle Class