social stratification

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Synonyms for social stratification

the condition of being arranged in social strata or classes within a group

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Moreover, liberals readily concede that liberal institutions cannot be successfully imposed on just any preexisting social stratum.
This is the only way we will ever see the ruling class, for instance, a social stratum that largely disappears from this study.
The answer has to be yes, not so much for his personal achievement, which was relatively minor, but for his representativeness of the lifestyle of a social stratum that in the later '60s and through the '70s infiltrated Britain--for good or ill--far beyond the upholstered Mayfair and dropout Morocco of Fraser's immediate world.
Some have complained that the playful portrayal of that particular social stratum has a hint of misogyny to it, especially in the way it emphasizes the Dallas matrons' preoccupation with shopping and fashion.
In fact, the issue of class, in both the sense of one's social stratum and of one's taste, is, along with sexuality, perhaps the driving issue of the movie.
Baker tolerates the members of its lowest social stratum as long as their poverty and tackiness are invisible, and it's there that chicken farmer John Kaltenbrunner comes of age as many mythic heroes do, with the promise of high birth giving way to early orphaning and banishment.
In prison, I conceived how to set up extensive private organizations in various social stratum and carry out resistance activities among the people.
Social medicine occurs when the patient, usually of high economic or social strata, is referred to the doctor or medical center that fits their social stratum.
He said that a customer s payment needs involve other people who are not necessarily on the same social stratum, do not subscribe to the same Mobile Network Operator (MNO) and do not necessarily have an account in the same bank.
It shines despite all the efforts of that grabbing social stratum to bleed it white.
To demonstrate these hypotheses, the book is divided into three main chapters, each dealing with a particular social stratum.
The larger story running through ``Yellow'' is about bridging the gap between two extremely different age groups: hard-working, tradition-bound immigrants and their second-generation children, who want to assimilate into a higher American social stratum.