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SOCIOLOGY. SOCIOLOGY. 1. SOCIOLOGY Assignment 6 – Socia

   

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Running head: SOCIOLOGYSOCIOLOGY Assignment 6 –Social Class

SOCIOLOGY 1IntroductionI am taking a social class of United Kingdom. The United Kingdom is one of the capitalist countries in the world. According to the Kahl and Gilbert (1998), six social classes United Kingdom has are: Upper middle class, Lower middle class, Working class, and Underclass (Chandola, T. 2000).Underclass:Underclass people are those people who are "chronically unemployed" and has a characteristic oflong-term unemployment and lives in council housing. Almost 12% of UK population belongs tothis class.Working class:Working class consist of unskilled, semi- skilled and skilled working class. Unskilled and semi-skilled working class people are those people who left their school or forced them to leave the school are working in assembly line factory in Britain (Chandola, et al., 2000). Skilled people arethose who are highly educated and traditionally working in construction and manufacturing industry. Almost all the population is working in the UK. Among all 60% of the total population belongs to working class.Lower middle class:British lower middle class are consist of those people who are working in an office (Chandola, etal., 2000). They are mostly worked as unskilled worker and work in a retail sale, factory labor, etc. the population belong to lower middle class in the UK is approx. 10%.

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