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Unformatted text preview: mile d) stratification the unequal distribution of things that people perceive as valuable o property, power, prestige People can be either upwardly or downwardly mobile. Status(es) refers to the positions that we occupy Ie. Doctor, patient, son, mother, etc. a) achieved statuses you have to do something in order to get ex. President, college graduate, criminal, etc. b) ascribed statuses you dont have to do anything to get ex. Gender, race, hereditary titles...
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- Summer '08