social class

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social class by Mind Map: social class

1. media

1.1. the media potrays a huge impact on young people as it develops an image that young people are wanting to follow allowing young people especially from a lower class to struggle to fulfill this image as they are unable to buy the expensive telephones clothes ect.

2. politics

2.1. politicians fight for the right of young people to have entitlements in all social classes.

3. education

3.1. public vs private schooling 60% of students within Australia are chosen on the basis of their schooling name and whether they can pay university fees upfront

3.2. employment is also based on the your education and qualifications that are held

4. employment

4.1. jobs

4.1.1. homeless

4.2. studies have shown that 70% of young people who are homeless are wanting to get a job. However, with the lack of education and experience are unable to work

5. culture

5.1. immigration

5.1.1. with the amount of immigration within Australia . Young people are forced to to start off without anything one in five students within Australia are studying and working which is leading them to fail as they need to make a living and education ends up being last priority.

6. tax

6.1. higer class-if you are class you can be under the tax minimisation scheme where you pay less tax. For a younger person who comes from a family with a high income this allows the young person to also be under the tax minimization scheme.

6.1.1. middle class- middle class workers are legally made to make sure they pay tax. This makes me it difficult for full time students to make a proper living as 10% of their pay goes to paying tax.

7. centrelink

7.1. youth allowance allows young people who come from a low social class entitlements on behalf of their studies. However, young people who live with their parents who earn over the high income bracket are not entitled to this package.

8. family

8.1. family become an important factor within social class because as a young people if you come from a high social class you do not have to work as hard as a person who comes from a middle class or a low social class. People who come from a middle or low social class have to work hard to make a living.