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society's system for ranking people hierarchically according to such attributes as wealth,...
social stratum into which people are born and in which they remain in life
social stratum defined primarily by economic criteria such as occupation, income and wealth...
closed stratification system
a stratification system in which there are rigid boundaries between social strata
open stratification system
system in which the boundaries between social strata are easily crossed
movement by an individual or group from one social stratum to another
movement by an individual or group to a high social stratum
movement of an individual or group to a lower social stratum
position or rank that is assigned to an individual at birth and cannot be changed
position or rank earned though the efforts of an individual
category of people within a social class, defined by how much honor or prestige they receive...
movement from one social stratum to another caused by the elimination for an entire class as...
movement by an individual or group from one location or community to another
material objects or behaviors that indicate social status or prestige
the respect and esteem shown to an individual
ways individual presents themselves to others through body language, dress, speech, and manners...
In Marxian theory, a social class that has a visible specific relationship to the means of...
In Marxian theory, the way members of a given social class percieve their situation as a class....
a group's shared subjective awareness of its objective situation as a class
a change in the social class of an individual with his or her own lifetime.