dominant group

dominant group

a social group that controls the value system and rewards in a particular society.
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Firmly narrowing upward from this wealthy but inconspicuous substratum was the compact and dominant group which the Mingotts, Newlands, Chiverses and Mansons so actively represented.
Does it benefit the dominant group if one of their own loots or mismanages county resources?
The controversy was that all the aforementioned board members of CSB belonged to the dominant group of Pakistan Administrative Services (PAS).
IANS Panaji Leaders must not superimpose the identity of a dominant group as the identity of a nation but instead acknowledge that diverse identities of all communities eventually shape the identity of a nation, former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga has said.
An ethnic audit report on all the 47 counties done by NCIC in 2016 revealed that only 15 counties had complied with the law that stipulates that only 70 per cent of jobs can go to the dominant group in that county.
Though the concept of the privilege of the dominant group that's based on culturally accepting their characteristics as the norm and others as deviants from a norm that's somehow considered more natural, American, and human has been around for decades, it's very mention to a person in those dominant groups often raises the level of a discussion's heat.
interests of the dominant group with the subordinate group.
He cited the struggles of the Bangsamoro and Cordillera people for self-determination which were deeply rooted in forceful submission to a dominant group imposing to them the majoritys cultural, economic and political policies.
This makes the prospect of abuse very real; especially if something is damaging to, or politically advantageous for, the dominant group.
He also recognizes that, "within the borders of Botswana, I am from both the dominant group and the subaltern.
It covers key concepts, including prejudice, discrimination, assimilation, and pluralism; how relations between the dominant group and minority groups have evolved; the current situation of African Americans, American Indians, Hispanic Americans, and Asian Americans; and challenges and issues facing society, such as immigration.
Ramos got elected, the Lakas-EDSA-National Union of Christian Democrats (NUCD) became the dominant group.