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Caste system
6. in this system a family's position is based on heredity
8. a system of stratification
12. the stratification system found in traditional India
Class stratification
4. the ranking of positions at high, middle and low levels of the class system
Class system
1. a system based on both ascribed and achieved status
8. a system of stratification
16. only individuals have civil rights in this system
18. the stratification system found in the United States
Class-estate system
8. a system of stratification
11. this system consists of a tilted aristrocracy and commoners divided by class positions
13. the stratification system found in England
Closed mobility
14. little or no social mobility between strata
Differentiation
19. separation of fused roles into multiple roles
Inequality
15. the unequal distribution of scarce goods and resources
Estate system
2. group inequality is legally recognized in this system
6. in this system a family's position is based on heredity
8. a system of stratification
Open class system
5. this system permits each new generation to achieve a position based solely on their merits and motivation
7. there is much movement from one clas to another in this system
9. social inequalities have been reduced but not eliminate in this class system
18. the stratification system found in the U.S.
Social mobility
20. the extent to which people move up or down in the class system
Social stratification
3. the process of arranging strata into a hierarchical pattern, from high to low or from low to high
4. the ranking of positions at high, middle and low levels of the class system
Social stratum
10. class level
Stratification system
17. the hierarchical pattern that results from the classification of people in terms of their comparative access to the things and experiences taht are valued in a society