- Compare and contrast the functionalist view of social stratification and the conflict theory’s view of social stratification. How does social stratification influence the daily interactions of individuals?
- Illustrate your ideas with examples from everyday life and also consider this video on cultural capital. What are the possible connections between stratification and cultural capital in the U.S.?
- How do systems of class, based on factors such as prestige, power, income, and wealth, influence your own daily routines, as well as your beliefs and attitudes? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DBEYiBkgp8