SOC100H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Social Mobility, Cultural Capital, Social Stratification

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Not always true, however, studies have proven this is usually the case. Canadian societies wealth belongs to the 1% (top 1/5): poverty is a result of lack of wealth and low income. This however, is an arbitrary term b/c there is distinct definition or boarder for what is poverty and what is not. Relative def. based on what you own, where you live and etc. Broadly community standards: environment quality, type of house, worker/work conditions and etc. Lico"s - low income cutoffs and statistics: if you are spending 63% of your income on necessities, you are poor. These terms are essential for policy creation: can reshape the distribution of income: inequality is dependent on many factors: talent (natural talent + effort + What are their cons: individual level within the person determines how do these people differ from non-poor people? is it b/c: low intelligence, behavioral abnormality, stigmatization.

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