Johnson and Pascale
In their respective selection, Heather Beth Johnson”The American Dream of Meritocracy” and Celine-Marine Pascale”Making Sense of Race, Class, and Gender” examine how beliefs, ideas, and discourses obscure the role of class in in structuring a person’s access to resources, opportunities, and power in their everyday lives. According to Johnson and Pascale, what are we missing from our conversation on social class? why is it important to include these realities in Americans’ discussion of income and wealth inequality? based on what you have learned, why do you think it is important to acknowledge the realities of income and wealth inequality?