Knowledge of the Hidden Rules of Social Class

On October 8, Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington led a session on class at the Carl Fields Center at Princeton.  He handed out an exercise, similar to Peggy MacIntosh’s white privilege list, which was  developed by Patrick J. Ashton and adapted by Ruby K. Payne’s book A Framework for Understanding Poverty.  The rules examine “Surviving in Poverty,” “Functioning in the Middle Class,” and “Functioning in the Upper Class.”

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