What are some of the features of social stratification?


Solution :(i) In social stratification, society is split into tiers or stratas in which humans’ reciprocal relationships are based on superiority and inferiority.

(ii) In terms of social stratification, different classes have distinct social rank. Some people may have a greater status, while others may have a lower status, and yet others may have neither.

(iii) In stratification, interactions are limited to a specific level. Every person forms relationships with other people of the same social level.

(iv) Social stratification is passed down via the generations. It has a strong link to the family 

circle and the passing down of social resources from one generation to the next.

(v) Patterns of belief or ideology foster social stratification.


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