Is the level of esteem associated with one's status and social standing. Elsewhere in the world, one’s social class may depend more upon race/ethnicity, position at birth, or religious affiliation for example, in mexico, society is stratified into classes determined by european or indigenous lineage as well as wealth in the uk class position depends somewhat on family lineage, with members of the nobility traditionally.
Sociology ch 8 society the basics by john macionis - chapter 8 sociology: social stratification (class soci 101 - eastern washington) study play social stratification a system by which a society ranks categoeries of people in a hierarchy good - better - best four principles of stratification 1st - it's a trade of society, not a reflection of individual.
How does prestige affect one s social standing nowadays, social networking has been taking a big part in our lives especially through the existence of gadgets that helps us to access programs such as twitter, face book, myspace and many more did you know that fifty-four percent of companies prohibit the use of social networking, but fifty-seven percent of employees admit to using social. Status inconsistency is a situation where an individual's social positions have both positive and negative influences on his or her social status for example, a teacher may have a positive societal image (respect, prestige) which increases their status but may earn little money, which simultaneously decreases their status inborn and acquired.