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September 21, 2007 Different systems of social stratification: Class vs Caste Stratification- the formal or informal division of society into groups that receive different levels of power, prestige, and economic rewards Class- a social group whose members have similar occupations or income levels. Status is not hereditary. People can change their class position. Caste- a social groups whose members are born into the group. People cannot change their caste status Varying degrees of unfree Labor W2 Pesant
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Unformatted text preview: - a class of landless agricultural workers comprising tenant farmers, sharecroppers, and laborers Serf-member of a servile feudal class in Europe bound to the land and owned by a lord Indentured servant-a person who binds herself of himself into the service of another for a specified period of time, usually in exchange for accommodation or vocational training Bondservant-a person obliged to service without wages Chattel slaves-workers who were owned by their employer as property...
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