Social stratification and social inequality
- Размер24,33 Kб
structured with respect to authority and power. Prestige - respect that public opinion gives to a certain job, profession or occupation. Social inequality - unequal distribution of material wealth in a society.
Social mobility - people's moving or transition from one social position to another in the social space. Social stratification - differentiation of the population into hierarchically overlapped classes or strata (by P. A.
Sorokin). Status incompatibility - a contradiction between statuses or between status characteristics in the person's status set. Stratification profile - structural distribution of wealth and income that shows a ratio of the upper, middle and lower classes in the country's population, or the level of social inequality in the given society.
Vertical social mobility - transitions of people from one social stratum to one higher or lower in the social scale. Wealth - accumulated income in the form of cash or materialized money; it can be movable property and real estate. Additional literature · Blau P.
Exchange and Power in Social Life. (3rd edition) New Brunswick and London: Transaction Publishers, 1992 354 p. · Bourdeiu P.
Logic of Practice Cambridge: Polity Press, 1990 382 p. · Coser L. The Functions of Social Conflict Glencoe, Ill: Free Press, 1956 188 p.
· Durkheim E. The Division of Labour in Society New York, NY: Free Press; 1997 272 p. · Durkheim E.
Suicide New York, NY: Free Press; 1951 345 p. · Sztompka P. Sociology in Action: The Theory of Social Decoding Oxford: Polity Press, 2001 415 p.Скачать