Class in America: Class Mobility, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Elisabeth Herschbach
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1532152973
  • ISBN-13: 9781532152979
  • DDC: 305.5
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released March 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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This book examines the difficulties that low-wage and middle-class Americans experience when trying to move up the economic ladder, and takes a close look at the roles race and geography play in mobility today. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Divided Nation.
2: Class Constraints and Class Mobility.
3: Inequality and Upward Mobility.
4: The Geography of Mobility.
5: Race Matters.
6: Education: The Great Equalizer?.
7: Closing the Gap.
8: Recent Trends, Future Challenges.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.