Meaning of STRATIFICATION in English

STRATIFICATION

noun

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■ ADJECTIVE

social

Beliefs which state that systems of social stratification are based on biological inequalities can be seen as rationalizations for those systems.

Individualism, capitalism, and social stratification increasingly were regarded as acceptable patterns by members of the Mormon hierarchy.

Social divisions Finally, Tumin questions the view that social stratification functions to integrate the social system.

Too often, past social stratification forms an obstacle.

They therefore look to social stratification to see how far it meets these functional prerequisites.

Discussion Our evidence suggests that a new approach to social stratification is required to assess health inequalities in childhood.

■ NOUN

system

This relationship extends to the strata in a stratification system .

Another stratification system based just as exclusively on ascribed status attributes is characteristic of what are known as age-set societies.

Crimes which are committed by those in higher positions in the social stratification system are commonly referred to as white-collar crimes.

They will therefore consider how stratification systems help to maintain order and stability in society.

Life chances A person's position in a stratification system may have important effects on many areas of life.

They have questioned the view that stratification systems derive ultimately from shared values.

However, most industrialised societies today have stratification systems that strongly reflect economic relationships.

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Another stratification system based just as exclusively on ascribed status attributes is characteristic of what are known as age-set societies.

Hence no stratification of the water masses resulting from lowered salinities can be observed.

Most of the views dealt with in the following sections have been influenced by Marxist or Weberian theories of stratification .

Sedimentary rocks show stratification and form by settling of erosional debris and chemical precipitates.

Social stratification still exists and the middle-classes still dominate business and industry - as well as the government.

They therefore look to social stratification to see how far it meets these functional prerequisites.

This relationship extends to the strata in a stratification system.

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