Differentiate between ascribed status and achieved status

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Ascribed status-
  • It is a type of status which is assigned or given as a result of inheritance.'
  • An ascribed status is mostly based on sex,gender,tradition,race etc.and through the caste system from where the individual belong.
  • This status is rigid and not easy to change.
Achieved status-
  • An Achieved status is that which an individual earn due to hard work.It is something that we earn through an activity we have done.
  • An Achieved status is based on individual qualities and capabilities.
  • It is not stable it is self changing.
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