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Sociology Chapter 7
Society made of of different layers/strata that are arranged in a hierarchy.
People at the top are "better" than people at the bottom.... People at the top have more of something values in society.
Caste, Estate, Class
Three kinds of stratification
What system says that a persons rank in the hierarchy is determined at birth?
What system says that the top of the hierarchy owned the land and leased it to be worked by those lower in the hierarchy
Society made up of different layers/strata that are arranged in a hierarchy
People at the top are 'better' than people at the bottom. -- By saying better it means that people at the top have more of something valued in society.
Caste Estate Class
What are the three types of stratification systems?
What stratification system states that a persons rank in the hirarchy is determined at birth
What stratification system states that the top of the hierarchy owened the land and leased it to be worked by those lower in the hierarchy
What stratification system states that you can change posotions int the hierarchy in this system.
Who said that the economic system is the most imporatant part of society
"Who said that our position in a stratification system is a combination of class, status, and power."
A group of people with about the same income and power.
"Amount of money you receve in wages, salaries, and investments."
The ability to move within the same level of a stratification system
The type of mobility that allows you to move within the same level of a stratification system
The ability to move to different levels of startification systems
The ability to exercise one's will over another
"The combination of income, wealth, education, and occupational prestige."