Chapter 8: Social Stratification

Social Stratification is a concept that refers to
B) Ranking Categories of people in a hierarchy
Using the sociological perspective, we see that social stratification
A) Gives some people more privileges and opportunities than others
What concept describes a person who moves from one occupation to another that provides about the same level of rewards
C) Horizontal social mobility
In all societies, kinship plays a part in social stratification because
B) Parents pass their social position on to their children
A caste system is defined as
A) social stratification based on ascription, or birth