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Name: What Is Social Stratification?
ID: m42965
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Differentiate between open and closed stratification systems
  • Distinguish between caste and class systems
  • Understand meritocracy as an ideal system of stratification
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: Caste system, Class, Class system, Endogamous marriages, Exogamous, Income, Meritocracy, Primogeniture, Social stratification, Status consistency, Wealth
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), Sociology Cap (dcwill@rice.edu)

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Jan 27, 2012 4:19 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jul 30, 2012 2:46 pm +0000

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Version: 1.4 Jul 29, 2013 1:12 pm +0000 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.3 Jul 30, 2012 2:46 pm +0000 by Sociology Cap Currently viewing this version.
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Version: 1.2 May 14, 2012 11:13 am +0000 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.1 Feb 1, 2012 9:37 am +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Created module

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