THE SCIENTIFIC DEFINITION OF SOCIAL STRATIFICATION, AS A HISTORICAL PROCESS OBJECTIVE
In this paper the author defines the nature of social stratification and social classes, and the main concepts associated with this process, as well. The work describes the concept of “social stratification” from the point of view of some classic economists and sociologists. In the work is described a contemporary interpretation of the social stratification. Also is given a qualitative assessment in the Republic of Moldova and the attached well-known classification of social stratification in its conditions.