Institutions: Stratification


In recent lessons we have started to look at how stratification exists in Australian society. This is the idea that people are placed into different social categories within a hierarchy. Stratification is about class, status and power.

The following PowerPoint is part 1 of our stratification unit. Part 2 will focus on how the family and the education institutions create and maintain stratification.

Stratification family and education Part 1 (PowerPoint)

How social class operates in Australia:

Class in Australia (Research on class)

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