Social stratification is a universal phenomenon. Differentiation is the law of nature. Like any other societies, and social stratification with some forms of inequality and differentiation is inevitable in Naga society that separates people into different distinctive categories on the basis of age, gender, clan, religion and occupation. In fact the whole problem of distribution of power, prestige and privileges has been operated through different elite group such as social, religious, political, business, intellectual, professional and bureaucratic elite through passage time and situation.
This book traces change from somewhat traditional inequality types of social structure contemporary social formation of class division as a result of colonial intrusion, expansion of education introduction of democratic political system, globalization and many other factors.
The present study has been emphasizes through sociological concept which interfaced to empirical reality towards meaning full social analysis. Social stratification in Naga society is a book for wide range coverage from tradition to modernity which will be of immense contribution to academic studies in particular and to the society in general towards understanding the nature, status, prestige, power constraints and prospects of the social stratification among the Nagas.