1. There is little doubt that social mobility is not as easy in this country now as in the days of the industrial might, at which time well-paying jobs could be found in the nation’s factories and industrial firms. However, this article from the Brookings Institute paints a less sanguine situation today: (http:// ). Answer the following questions related to this article.
a. Based on the article, what is the key to gaining upward social mobility in today’s economy? Explain.
b. Explain the “head-start” that children raised in middle-class and upper-class families have relative to children raised in lower-class families?
c. According to the article or other similar research, what is the key to successfully launching lower-class children into the middle-class in America?
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