Why is being from a certain social class seen as a privilege?
Being from a middle or upper class gives you more economic freedom and social access. Individuals from a middle to upper class background can experience more and afford more luxuries in life.
Socio-economic Status (SES) also has significant impact on education, job opportunities, health and well-being, which make significant differences to lived experience and life satisfaction between people of different classes.
Because of their wealth and social influence, those from middle to upper classes are more valued and considered in important matters like politics , media and product development. Those from a lower class are often depicted and perceived negatively as though lacking personal qualities to get ahead such as ambition, or the “right” social behaviours – Rather than acknowledge that they have not had the same opportunitieis