I chose this topic because I believe that the idea of social class has caused many conflicts and lack of opportunities to many low-income families in the United States. Coming from a low-income family makes me believe this because my family has experienced lack of opportunities receiving help psychologically and economically due to our social class standard. I come from a low-class family and a low SES which classifies us as a family with no power, wealth or privilege in today’s society.
In this research paper, I will address how social class and or socioeconomic status impacts low income families psychologically and economically. I will address the impact on low income families psychologically by looking at the emotional effects such as, emotional distress, and self-esteem. I will also address the impact on low income families economically through health-care, and education. These factors will give me an understanding of the impact social class brings to low income families and whether my belief is right or