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social class

1. Social standing or position. Synonym: socioeconomic status
2. A group of people with shared culture, privilege, or position.
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And it is with the rise of class society that systematic gendered inequality also appears.
In Stiglitz's opinion the US has become a class society, in the sense that the educational system and inheritance of wealth lead to existing inequalities being perpetuated.
Real wages are decreasing for the majority of workers while the future becomes less secure for them In Stiglitz's opinion the US has become a class society, in the sense that the educational system and inheritance of wealth lead to existing inequalities being perpetuated.
However, as long as class society exists actual othering, will take place over the criteria that determine consumption.
An important thread in our working class society, just as affordable utilities are needed for a fair nation, properly run.
A variety of factors contribute to the remarkable rise in the Islamic finance assets, said Markaz, including growing GDP, improving economic environment, increasing oil prices, high growth in global Muslim population, rising middle class society, the perception of Islamic finance being a relatively 'risk-averse' system and most importantly increased awareness of the concept of Islamic finance.
The new class society; goodbye American dream?, 4th ed.
Williams countered that any socialist idea of freedom or democracy should begin from the idea of 'the equality of being'; (3) and he contrasted this with the kind of inequality evident within the wider capitalist and class society, which reaffirms wider relationships of domination and control.
As a class society, we aim to provide clear and updated rules to ensure that offshore units are safe, efficient and reliable.
To me it makes a mockery of the serious offence of perverting the course of justice and the expense of two costly trials but it does confirm that we are a two class society - them and us and always will be.
Sugimoto points out a change in Japanese consciousness in the late 1990s, when the "perpetual medium class society" finally seemed to give way to the kakusa shakai (disparity society), He also demonstrates that upon closer inspection, inequality can actually be traced back to the "miracle era" that began in the 1960s.
The oppression of women is rooted in class society and works in the interests of bosses.