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Social Mobility in America

In your opinion, is the American dream of social mobility a myth? Why or why not?

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On Social Mobility

Social mobility refers to the movement of individuals, families and groups from one social position/class to another. It refers to political and economical elements as certain statuses, capacities and acquired skills can move one within what is referred to as the social ladder. The elements in question that influence position include education, wealth & political/social power. A combination of this decides ...

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The solution provides a short discussion on social mobility in America, specifically if it is a myth or otherwise. References are included for further exploration of the topic. A word version is also attached.