SOCIAL STRATIFICATION isa concept involving the "classification of people into groups based on shared socio-economic conditions ... a relational set of inequalities with economic, social, political and ideological dimensions." When differences lead to greater status, power or privilege for some groups over the other it is called Social Stratification.
SOCIAL MOBILITY is the movement of individuals or groups in social standing social position. It may refer to classes, ethnic groups, or entire nations, and may measure health status, literacy, or education but more commonly it refers to individuals or families, and their change in income. It also typically refers to vertical mobility movement of individuals or groups up (or down) from one socio-economic level to another, often by changing jobs or marriage; but can also refer to horizontal mobility movement from one position to another within the same social level.
HOW DOES SOCIAL STRATIFICATION ANDSOCIAL MOBILITY RELATED? is a classification whereby people rank and evaluate each other as higher and, on the basis of evaluations; inequality rewarded one another with wealth authority, influence and status. It is the hierarchical arrangement and organization of social categories that develop into social group together with status and their equivalent roles. As one of the result of these discrimination is the formation of a number of levels within society.
TYPES OFSOCIAL STRATIFICATIONAND SOCIAL MOBILITY
TYPES OF SOCIAL STRATIFICATION Caste Stratification system in which people are assigned to the social group (caste) of their parents. Their affiliation entails specific rights and duties and determines their lifestyle, occupational choices, wealth, and prestige. · Estate Stratification system based on legal and customary distinctions between a group that possesses land and power by virtue of noble birth, and a group that works for the first group in exchange for land and protection. · Class refers to a group of people with similar levels of wealth, influence, and status. Types of Class Middle Class, Lower Class, Working Class, Upper Class
TYPES OF SOCIAL MOBILITY Inter-generational Social Mobility describes a change in social standing between generations. Intra-generational Social Mobility describes a significant shift in social standing within a single generation. Horizontal Social Mobility is a social shift that does not affect social class or strata. Structural Social Mobility occurs when the societal structure shifts, inadvertently changing the social standing of an entire class.
NATURE AND IMPORTANCE OFSOCIAL STRATIFICATIONAND SOCIAL MOBILITY
NATURE AND IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL STRATIFICATION Through Social Stratification, men all over, dispels discrimination, stereotyping and prejudice. Man will exert great effort in competing with others. Knowledge of Social Stratification may enable man to adapt to the social environment Improvement of man’s standard of living Effect economic development in a society. Attainment of a harmonious and stable society.
NATURE AND IMPORTANCE OFSOCIAL MOBILITY Through Social Mobility something impossible in an absolutely communistic, or absolutely capitalistic state creates hard-workers, who know they can improve their selves and their familys situation through hard work, passion, and creative risk taking. can open local business for their source of income. Family can move to other place for a job and they can have promotions, etc…
SOCIAL STRATIFICATION IN THE PHILIPPINES Here in the Philippines, social stratification is very noticeable. Wherever you are and wherever you go, social stratification is present. Sometimes, you cannot notice it but when you look at a certain thing or situation deeply, you can see that. The influence of government officials is more noticeable in the public today. Sometimes, in a simple traffic violation, they usually involved the name of their known politician to escape the punishment that they should face. In terms of wealth, they usually use money to do them a favor and to prioritize them. In education, most of the time people don’t look on the knowledge that the person has, they usually look at the school or university where the person came from. in physical appearance, people having luminous skin, tall, and attractive are given more chances and advancement.
These are some basis that what was said in the law that all citizens are equal was not true because in a fundamental sense, people are not equal. And these are the reasons why we people deserves and looking for more improvement in life. We Filipinos are very conscious in the social class where we belong. We don’t want to be inferior to other that’s why we are looking on the other way to popular or known, to gain reputation and to be prioritized by others. We are always looking for advancement that we can get only when we are on the higher class in the society. Even though most of the Filipino population today is in middle class and only few are in the highest class, we can feel the influence of those few who are in the highest class in our everyday living. This is how great the social stratification is and in which even in the house of God or in the churches their influence are very noticeable. But even though this social stratification is present in our everyday living, don’t forget that, in the eye of God we are all equal and we are given equal prioritized by Him. But don’t be stocked on what you are today. We should Exert effort to have an improvement in life.