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© 2005 David Schweingruber Explanations for Stratification March 23, 2005 http://www.iastate.edu/~soc.134
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© 2005 David Schweingruber Basic stratification terms Stratification: ranking system for groups of people that perpetuates unequal rewards and life chances in society Socioeconomic status (SES): prestige, honor, respect, and lifestyle associated with different positions or groups in society (p. 330) Social mobility: movement of people or groups from one class to another (p. 330) Social mobility may be intragenerational or intergenerational What differs from one stratification system to another? What determines a person’s SES (e.g., ascribed vs. achieved characteristics)? How much social mobility is allowed?
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© 2005 David Schweingruber Four stratification systems Slavery: economic forms of inequality in which some people are legally the property of others (p. 328) Slavery systems vary in how slavery status is determined and whether mobility is allowed
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