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Staying Classy: Intergenerational Reproduction of Class and Mobility

Staying Classy: Intergenerational Reproduction of Class and Mobility

Here on the State of the South blog, we talk a lot about wealth stratification and how a young person’s chances for economic mobility change based on family income and place, but these economic descriptors, while telling, don’t completely capture the cultural and social nuances of how we measure success and belonging in America.