System of stratification Ch8 Sec1 1- What are the characteristics of the two types of stratification system? 2- What is social stratification? 3- What determines the level of inequality in a society? 4- What are the three dimensions of social stratification? 5- How is the term wealth defined? 6- How do major theories explaining social stratification differ? 7- What would a functional theorist say is the cause of stratification? 8- What is the weakness of the functionalist theory? 9- What do Marxist theorists believe causes stratification? 10Why have some sociologists attempted to synthesize the functionalist theory the conflict theory?