About economic inequality: wealth inequality: rich vs. poor. Racial inequality: part of what they face is discrimination translate into class inequality. Few people would say they are in the upper or lower class, most would say they are in middle class or. Weber: class situation results froom his location in property, there"s a market for our labour, and some are competing more successfully than others: in other words, class is a competition. David lockwood: british sociologist: distinguished between market situation a person"s (relative) economic position, income, job security, advancement. Introduces (similar to marx) about work situation: define class in a workplace-whether you are the boss or the employee. Class is attribute as well as relationship carries potential to class warfare. Because racial inequality is much more visible, physical features. Class differentiation requires a lot of cultural inventiveness (the invention of a culture of wealth/culture of poverty) Social classes-you have to learn what are the distinguishing features.