Template talk:Social class

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Why should only the US class system be mentioned in template not about the US? It would be better separate the last part to a special template.-- 19:16, 19 February 2007 (UTC)

Because we have different articles discussing class in America. We don't have articles dealing with the German middle class or British middle class, but do have an article for the American middle class. Why? Because there wasn't enough room in the middle class article. The American middle class is a complex concept that deserves its own article when discussed in a detailed manner. If a Scottsman would gather enough info about social class in the UK, we could also create UK-specific articles. But for the time being, we only have global and US-specific articles, as the US is the only country for which have such as wealth of information. The articles in the upper part of the template are global, those below deal with the US specifically- I don't really see a problem here. Signaturebrendel 19:57, 19 February 2007 (UTC)

Same page[edit]

Does anyone notice that the links "Social class in the United States" and "Social structure" link to the same article? Shouldn't that be fixed? --Smokizzy (talk) 21:05, 6 June 2007 (UTC)

There is only one article talking about socio-economic stratification in the United States. The article used to be called Social Structure of the United States but was then moved to Social Class in the United States, as the latter title is more descriptive and direct. Regards, Signaturebrendel 21:08, 6 June 2007 (UTC)
But surely both aren't needed? Links, I mean--Smokizzy (talk) 22:23, 6 June 2007 (UTC)
Agreed, there only needs to be one link to the Social class article - I revised the template-something I have done since the social structure article became the social class article. Thanks for this out! Regards, Signaturebrendel 22:36, 6 June 2007 (UTC)
No problem. Thanks for your help. :) --Smokizzy (talk) 22:44, 6 June 2007 (UTC)

United States[edit]

I believe this template is best used as a navigation aid to link to articles about social class topics. Including the US makes it appear that each of these US topics are equal in standing to the general social class topics and that they deserve some sort of special consideration over other countries. Every country has a set of social classes and the US does not deserve special recognition in that regard. I would much rather see a separate template attached to each of the US-specific articles such as: {{Socialclass/US}}. Barrylb (talk) 07:10, 18 January 2008 (UTC)

why is "slave" under upper and middle class. Traditionally it should be working class as the bottom of this structure.Yobmod (talk) 10:09, 18 August 2008 (UTC)