Stratification processes in Uzbek society

General and specific


  • Abdugani Kholbekov Professor at the National University of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Babur Berdiev Researcher at the National University of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan


classes, middle class, social strata, social stratification, status indicators, strata, stratification systems


The stratification processes taking place in the newly independent states of the post-Soviet space have both common starting principles and special tendencies. Under the conditions of market reforms, stratification processes are deepening. Based on a comparative analysis of various approaches, the author identified nine types of stratification systems and their general historical nature. A summary description of the specifics of each of them is provided. As a special feature, the article shows the division of Uzbek society into various social strata and strata according to their status indicators.


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Kholbekov, A., & Berdiev, B. (2021). Stratification processes in Uzbek society: General and specific. Linguistics and Culture Review, 5(S2), 1245-1258.



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