When the researchers compared the actual scores with applicants' predictions, they found that people with more education, more income and a higher perceived social class
had an exaggerated belief that they would perform better than others, compared with their lower-class counterparts.
Younger Americans may be less likely to identify as middle class because they are more likely to be in school, are less likely to own a home and have lower incomes -- with the last of these highly related to social class
I wished to study at Kinnared college but papa (father) says that my cousins are studying in this college and it is quite near to my house...I feel less motivated now..."[Interview in Urdu with a female high scorer from high social class
studying at the government college in Lahore]
Because it relates to self-perception, perceived social class
must be assessed differently than SES.
Another strength of Armstrong and Hamilton's book is the way in which it adds complexity to the study of social class
in higher education.
'They need to accept that measures will be required, of a kind sure to be strongly contested, that seek to reduce inequalities of condition of which those associated with social class
would appear the most fundamental.'
A total of 80 patients fulfilled inclusion criteria, of which 40 were of high social class
and 40 were of low social class
structure educational level satisfaction level with respect of education for working and non working women etc; have been analyzed.
In Pakistan, we have all types of social classes
. A person who belongs to social classes
C+ and B- might not care about which cell phone he/she has, but would rather be more concerned about what features it has, so even a Chinese origin phone would do for him/her and this policy is adopted in almost all the products by this segment of the society, so these are the people seeking something like the "all-in-one" products.
In the present study, therefore, we sought to examine assessment of overall intelligence as a function of sex and social class
But the National Union of Teachers said the effect of social class
on the education of children of all ethnicities is still a "neglected topic".
Teaching about social class
, or socioeconomic status, (1) is an important undertaking, but one that is particularly challenging for a number of reasons.