In America, the level of inequality is very high and quite evident from a tender age. While medium wage has not changed an inch from the last recession, upper class workers in America have good earnings to afford a luxurious lifestyle. Some decades ago, hard work qualified people to good jobs that ensured a successful life. Today, people with talents take a bigger share of money home for utilizing their talents. For example, the ballplayers and the movie star. However, some people earn below the poverty line for reasons they can overcome. Apart from income inequalities, other inequalities include discrimination against women, racial, and ethnic groups. Thus, the class inequality with a structured system of unequal rewards that enables a small minority to access rewards at the expense of others (Perrucci and Wysong 20-30). American class is complex to define but functionality model helps explain it. It states that social stratification is complex, multidimensional phenomenon, and cannot be understood using a single factor. Therefore, the model suggests understanding class inequality through occupation, production position, and class links. Marxian model views classes as organised according to variations in the levels of prestige each representing a combination of several qualities of individuals. These prestige levels may include cultural values, education levels attained, and levels of income.
New class is evident in America today where people live differing lives each passing day. A new model that incorporates the production model helps in understanding the nature, origins, and dynamics of the new class. The new model recognises that the emerging new class system is organisationally based. The class structure is viewed as increasingly organised around and through large organisational structures. For instance, people gain their importance for the organisations they work for other