social stratification

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n social stratification the condition of being arranged in social strata or classes within a group
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Usage

In literature:

This social stratification became a permanent fixture of English society.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
We have discussed the material foundation and the stratification of the German people when full socialization has been realized.
"The New Society" by Walther Rathenau
Much less of social stratification exists in the country than in the city.
"New Ideals in Rural Schools" by George Herbert Betts
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In news:

Horses may be the source of humans' oldest social stratifications.
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