Understanding Social Stratification Quiz

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What do sociologists use the term 'social stratification' to describe?

The system of social standing

How do sociologists define social stratification?

As institutionalized inequality based on access to scarce resources

What does 'institutionalized inequality' refer to in the context of social stratification?

Unequal distribution of resources based on social categories

According to Brinkerhoff & White (1988), what is social stratification?

An institutionalized pattern of inequality in resource access

What is the main focus of the structural-functionalists, conflict theorists, and symbolic-interactionists regarding social stratification?

Claims and explanations related to social stratification

Test your knowledge of social stratification with this quiz covering the meaning, nature, characteristics, and forms of social stratification. Explore concepts such as social differentiation and its distinctions from social stratification.

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