SOCIAL STRATIFICATION – MEANING, FORMS, CLASS SYSTEM AND CASTE SYSTEM

Definitions: Social stratification is the division of population into two or more layers, each of which is relatively homogeneous and between which there are differences in privileges (opportunities), restrictions, rewards and obligations – Lundberg 1968. A pattern of superimposed categories of differential privilege is termed as social stratification – Cuber 1954. The moment of individuals […]

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