Stratification, Part II

 

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Pic from Mobility Measured in The Economist

Here are the links from class – the ones we got to and the one we did not.

Playspent, A challenging budget simulation.

Check(list) Your Privilege, Check what you have and have not faced in your life to get a privilege score.  And/or try MTv quiz “Discover Your Advantages

Do You Live in a Bubble,  a privilege check focused on class

Find out how big your town is here,  http://statisticalatlas.com/United-States/Overview

This site has lots and lots of information about towns.  It is very fun to click around here.

Mapping Poverty, A New York Times interactive to find areas of high poverty in the nation

Lifestyle Choices and class, http://www.cnam.com/people-like-us/games/index.html

and/or try this one http://features.marketplace.org/income_upshot/index.html to see how your family’s situation compares to ohers in your zip code

Wonder how race, gender and education impact income? Check this out http://inequality.is/personal.  Be sure to click on the “You” person on the average income page to see how average income varies for different races, genders and education levels.  

 

and a little bit more about the costs of being poor

 

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