Unformatted text preview: argue that stratification is necessary to motivate people to fill society's important positions. Also, Functionalists find that the poor satisfy positive functions for many of the nonpoor in the United States. Conflict theorists see stratification as a major source of societal tension and conflict. Interactionists stress the importance of social class in determining a person's lifestyle....
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- Spring '11
- Sociology, Haechan Yoo, Roger Carver, Define stratification