Stratification

Stratification - gain power in a group(and what is the proviso Stratification and Inequality • C.P People who have greater status than others

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Who-to Whom Matrix Who-to-whom matrix is a way to analyze interaction
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WHO TALKS 1 2 3 TOTAL TO 1 WHOM THEY TALK 2 3 TOTAL
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1 2 3 4 TOTAL TO 1 WHOM THEY 2 TALK 3 4 TOTAL
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Stratification and Inequality Stratification is the distribution of resources Microstratification--small groups and organizations Macrostratification-large groups, societies, categories of individuals Often resources described in terms of “life chances” - statistical statements associated with the macro category
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Stratification and Inequality Microstratification is examined most often through observable power and prestige (OPP) 4 components of OPP Action opportunities Action rates Influence Compliance
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Stratification and Inequality Analysis of the who-to-whom matrix You analyze the amount initiated vs the amount received C. P. the amount initiated tends to equal the amount received As this is the case, what is the best way to
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Unformatted text preview: gain power in a group? (and what is the proviso?) Stratification and Inequality • C.P. People who have greater status than others show imbalance such that: – The amount initiated is less than the amount received (why?) • And C. P., People who have lower status than others show imbalance such that: – The amount initiated is greater than the amount received (why?) Diffuse Status Characteristics • Most often studies of stratification (both micro and macro) take the same independent variable: diffuse status characteristics • A diffuse status characteristics has at least 2 “states” or categories and: – A. There exist stereotypes with the states – B. The stereotypes are differentially evaluated (+ or -) – C. There is an overall evaluation of “moral worth” to the states of the DSC Examples of DSCs • Let’s look at some examples of a DSC...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PSYC 205 taught by Professor Sell during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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Stratification - gain power in a group(and what is the proviso Stratification and Inequality • C.P People who have greater status than others

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