SOC Chapter 8 Responses
answer the following questions.
1.What is social stratification? Is this universal?
2.Describe the difference between a caste and class system is. Which system relates to an ascribed status and which relates to an achieved status?
3.While looking at social stratification through the social-conflict approach, what did Karl Marx call the two populations in society? Explain each one.
4.Describe the difference between income and wealth. Which one do you believe impacts inequality the most? Explain.
5.What is the difference between intragenerational social mobility and intergenerational social mobility? Provide an example of each.