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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 don’t have to do anything to get ex. Gender, race, hereditary titles...
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- Summer '08
- Sociology, Katie Kerr, Katie Kerr SOC, actors Concepts group