Tuesday, 10 May 2016


The main features of social stratification are;
1. It is a social and economic categorization of individuals within a societal framework.
2. It is based on Caste, Class, and Status & Power of a Community or Section of People within the framework of a society.
3. Social Stratification exists because of natural differences in peoples abilities.
4. Due to Social Stratification societies tend to be stable and are held together through consensus.
5. It lessens conflicts & provides structure.

6. Social Stratification is a natural & voluntary separation according to race, social & economic status. 

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