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Conditions for Social Mobility/Attainment

What conditions in the economic, social, and cultural structures affect the chances for and levels of attainment by individual?

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It is accepted that people generally would like to move forward in their lives to get better chances at living, to have a better way of life. We move in the economic, social and cultural aspects of our lives being that these are the sites of agency and change. When all these come together, they contribute to what we term as social status - our economic and socio-cultural standing in the community and society we belong to. When we talk of social status we refer to how much people earn, the kind of influence they have, the kind of social status ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise in putting together a discussion on the topic of social mobility/social attainment to explore the conditions that contribute and affect one's chances in life. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic. A word version is also attached.