SOCIAL CLASS AND INEQUALITY (The Architecture of Social Stratisfaction)

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Social stratification is a concept involving the "classification of people into groups based on shared socio-economic conditions ... a relational set of inequalities with economic, social, political and ideological dimensions." When differences lead to greater status, power or privilege for some groups over the other it is called Social Stratification.

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SOCIAL CLASS AND INEQUALITY(The Architecture of Social Stratisfaction)DEFENITION OF SOCIAL STRATIFICATIONSocial stratificationis a concept involving the "classification of people into groups based on shared socio-economic conditions ... a relational set of inequalities with economic, social, political and ideological dimensions." When differences lead to greater status, power or privilege for some groups over the other it is called Social Stratification. It is a system by which society ranks categories of people in a hierarchy. Social stratification is based on four basic principles:

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