Compare and contrast the functionalist view of social stratification and the conflict theory’s view of social stratification. How does social stratification influence the daily interactions of individuals? Illustrate your ideas with examples from everyday life and also consider this video on cultural capital. What are the possible connections between stratification and cultural capital in the U.S.? How do systems of class, based on factors such as prestige, power, income, and wealth, influence your own daily routines, as well as your beliefs and attitudes?