Social Class on Campus Theories and Manifestations

ISBN-10: 1579225721
ISBN-13: 9781579225728
Edition: 2011
Authors: Will Barratt
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 3/9/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Acknowledgments
About the Author
Understanding Social Class
A Starting Point
Class is more than money
Class is personal
Class is an intercultural experience
Class is individual perception
Class as a tool
A word about precision
Class as identity
Class as income and wealth
Class as capital
Class as education
Class as prestige
Class as occupation
Class as culture
Class as a system
Class as privilege and oppression
Class as role
Social class on campus
Campus majority social class
Class is more than money
Class bubbles
A tale of five students: Whitney Page, Louise, Eleanor
What will likely happen to these women?
Money, culture, and social class of origin
Social class contrast and fit on campus
Experience
Reflection questions
Discussion questions
Your Experience and Social Class
The Privilege Meme
Where you stare matters
Starting with boundaries
Starting somewhere
Historical views of class
Class and anticlass
Key words and secret language
Summary
Experience
Reflection questions
Discussion questions
Class Myths
�Class doesn't exist in the USA.�
�We are all middle class anyway.�
�The working class is disappearing.�
�Once you get a degree you arc no longer working class.�
�Education is the key to upward mobility.�
�College is open to anyone who wants to work hard.�
�You can't separate class from ethnicity.�
�All White people are the same.�
�People talk about class because they don't want to confront ethnicity and gender.�
�Everyone knows about class.�
�The world is a meritocracy.�
Myth and reality
Experience
Reflection question
Discussion questions
The Social Class Identity
Social class identity: Development
Social class identity: Maturity
Social class identity: Transition
Our three social class identies
Social class contrast
social class transition
Managing multiple social class identites
Support for social class transition
Class passing
Class as role
Summary
Experience
Reflection question
Discusssion question
The Majority Class Student Experience of Class of Campus
Choosing how we name classes
Misty goes to college
So what?
Ursula goes to college
Eleanor's story
Marking class on campus
The reproduction of class
College as a confirmation experience: The world of accommodation
Campus class markets: Fashion
Campus class markets: Language
Campus class markets: Social interaction
Campus class markets: Organizational structure
Campus class markets: Leadership
Campus class markets: The physical campus
Class passing
The monoculture campus
The danger of being the majority
Experience
Reflection questions
Discussion questions
The Minority Class Student Experience of Class on Campus
The lower-class experience on campus
College as a conversion experience: The world of assimilation
Whitney Page's story
So what?
Louise's story
So what?
Deficit model of class: Raising up the underclass
Summary
Experience
Reflection questions
Discussion questions
The Campus Ecology of Class
The campus social class human aggregate
The campus social class physical environment
The campus social class organizational environment
The campus social class constructed environment
Summary
Experience
Reflection questions
Discussion questions
Manifestations of Social Class
Class as Income and Wealth
A case study
Multiple views of class groups based on income
Income as more than income
So what?
Class as wealth
So what?
Experience
Reflection question
Discussion questions
Class as Capital
Bourdieu on capital
Bourdieu on social capital
Other kinds of capital
So what? Implications for campus
Summary
Experience
Reflection questions
Discussion questions
Class as Education
Social class and the campus
The individual effects of education
Summary
Experience
Reflection questions
Discussion questions
Class as Prestige
A prestige experience
Cost and prestige
Ranking and prestige
Keeping up with the others Prestige and class
Prestige and college
Competition
Prestige in perspective
Experience
Reflection questions
Discussion questions
Class as Occupation
Occupational prestige and social dominance
Occupations and class summary
Experience
Reflection question
Discussion questions
Class as Culture
Subcultures and education
Cultures in competition
Student cultures, student typologies
Faculty cultures, faculty typologies
The reproduction of culture
Class, culture, privilege, and oppression
Summary
Experience
Reflection question
Discussion questions
Class, Ethnicity, and Gender
More Complexity
Class and gender
Class and ethnicity
Class, gender, and ethnicity
Experience
Reflection questions
Discussion question
Stories
Zach's story
Khou's story
Christina's story
Ken's story
Abe's story
Reflection question
Discussion questions
What Can Anyone Do?
Things you can do about class
Things you can encourage others on your campus to do about class
References
Index

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