The relation between social stratification and social control
Sociometry • Vol/Iss. 5 • Published In • Pages: 230-250 •
By Moore, B., Jr.
Documents and Hypotheses Filed By: mas Amelia Piazza
|"The presence or absence of social stratification in any society is related to the number and importance of control hierarchies in the society. . . . Stratified societies should contain more control hierarchies than the unstratified ones" (230, 240)||Supported|
|"In stratified societies the key control positions will be concentrated in the upper stata, and the positions of no control and authority in the lower strata" (230)||Supported|
|Minor control hierarchy positions should fall somewhere in between the upper and lower social strata (230)||Not Supported|