Social inequality

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Social inequality refers to unequal distribution of what two thing???
Resources and opportunities
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Give examples of sources of inequality.
Social class, age, gender
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Define social stratification
This describes the way society is structured into different layers or stara that are unequally ranked
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What is a social hierarchy shaped lik???
Pyramid
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Stratification involves inequalities such as???
Income wealth status and power
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Gives types of stratification???
Caste system in India, Slavery in the USA and the class system in modern Britain
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Ascribed status
Fixed at birth and in a closed system status is ascbribed so social mobility is highly unlikely
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Achieved status
Is when it earned for on the basis of talent or merit-open system achived status and allows for social mobility
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