SOCIAL STRATIFICATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 the emergence or the existence of separate socio-economic levels in society. See social class; socio-economic status. SOCIAL STRATIFICATION: "Social stratification is evident in some societies." Related Psychology Terms SOCIAL MOBILITY SOCIAL CLASS CASTE SOCIAL CHANGE SOCIAL RESISTANCE SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS (SES) FIXED CLASS SOCIETY PEER GROUP MIDDLE CLASS CULTURE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL STRATIFICATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-stratification/ (accessed December 3, 2019).