Social class facts for kids
Not all societies have social classes. Scientist have found no proof for hierarchical power structures during Stone Age.
Determinants of class
In societies where classes exist, one's class is determined largely by:
- education and qualifications
- income, personal, household and per capita
- wealth, including the ownership of land, property, means of production, et cetera
- family background.
- Constitutional economics
- Class struggle
- Household income in the United States
- Social status
- Working class
Images for kids
A symbolic image of three orders of feudal society in Europe prior to the French Revolution: The rural third estate carrying the clergy and the nobility.
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