‘Social position’ in a society is known as
Status refers to a social position of an individual in society with certain duties and rights assigned to that position.
The basis of a caste system is
Ascribed status is decided on the basis of birth.
Panchamas in the caste system were considered as
Untouchables were also called as outcastes and they used to live out of the villages.
The system in which society was divided into Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas and Shudras was known as
The system of classification, Varna is a system that existed in the Vedic Society that divided the society into four classes Brahmins (priests), Kshatriyas (warriors), Vaishyas (skilled traders, merchants), and Shudras (unskilled workers).
Human life is based on the
Human beings interact, communicate and construct collectivities.
Peer group is a kind of
Peer group is formed between individuals of similar age or people of same professional group.
Social classes, status groups, age and gender groups and crowds are the examples of
Interaction among members is very less or absent in quasi groups.
Migrants are often considered as
The members of an out-group are considered as outsiders.
The perspective which stresses that deviance promotes social unity and social change is
Functionalism believes in systematic functions of the institutions.
The behaviours, obligations, and privileges attached to a social status is known as
The behaviors, obligations, and privileges associated with a given social status known as "social roles."
When you have social status, it is expected of you to behave in a certain way, showing the proper characteristics that are identified by your status. You have to show the kind of obligations, and privileges associated with your status to show other people that "you belong." People set expectations that you have to fulfill in order to represent or be part of that social status.