Status Consistency / Inconsistency of the Status Position of Social Classes


  • O. M, Kuzmuk Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University


social inequality, social class, social status, class scheme, status inconsistency


In this article author explains the class inequality in west and east European societies. Also we compare class differences of EU and NEE countries. Summarized evaluation of aggregate social status in the context of the study of social stratification requires a certain type of cumulative assessment of the status and remuneration of a particular individual. But not always score (reward) adequate of social position. Inconsistency social position and evaluation (reward) is described the concept of «status inconsistency». In this paper we describe the social inequality and characteristic of social inequality. The main dimensions of social inequality are economic status, education, professional status and political status. Based on the data comparison we implemented generalizations that describe the differences in the nature of social inequality Western European and Eastern European societies.


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