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Achieved Status-
A social position attained by a person's own efforts and skills.
Ascribed Status-
A social position that a person attains by birth. A person is born into an ascribed status.
Egalitarian Societies-
Societies in which all members have equal access to valued resources, including land, social prestige, wealth, and power.
Elites-
Members of a social group in a stratified society who have privileges denied to the majority of the population.
Ethnicity-
Social category based on a complex mix of ancestry, culture, and self-identification.
Mobility-
A principle that people can move from membership in one social group to another.
Power-
The ability to exert control over the actions of other people and to make decisions that affect them.
Prestige-
A social resource reflected in other's' good opinions, respect, and willingness to be influenced.
Race-
A cultural category that groups people according to so-called "racial" distinctions.
Ranked Societies-
Societies in which people or, more usually, kinship groups are ordered on a continuum in relation to each other.
Slavery-
An ascribed status forced on a person upon birth or through involuntary servitude.
Social Stratification-
Division of society into two or more groups, or strata, that are hierarchically ordered.
Stratified Societies-
Societies in which people have differential access to valued resources, including land and property, social prestige, wealth, and political power.
Wealth-
Economic resources, whether in land, goods, or money.