social class

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social class

a grouping of people with similar values, interests, income, education, and occupations.

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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IF there is one thing I hate is a litter bug young or old, from any social or economic class.
High percent of the older persons (67%) of females and 57% of males in the high economic class were obese, compared to 20 and 23% for males and females in the low economic class.
This can take the form of genocide--a targeted attack on a specific ethnic or religious group--or "politicide," the liquidation of an economic class or other groups deemed enemies of the ruling state.
economic class (includes applicants and their families) 57%,
It should be more focused on strengthening Europe's position within its economic class and not clamouring for the top slot, which he described as "a bridge too far".
Abstract: A recent study by Jacobs [2003] examines economic class bias in the contemporary recruitment practices of public accountancy firms.
The dramatic rise in social power and economic class among Baptists in the U.
In a series of essays on travel in the 19th and early 20th centuries, we find that the reading of leisure through the prism of economic class has hardly disappeared.
In his most recent work, however, Harvey has finally acknowledged that state power and the market economy can act as sources of alienation and domination, independent from that of economic class exploitation.
Studies by the Educational Testing Service and others have showed, in the words of Robert Samuelson, that "the main declines occurred among whites and could not be explained by changes in student's gender, economic class, or parental education.
A brief perusal of them gives a telling indication of the likely economic class of those on death row: There are many, many requests for double cheeseburgers, french fries and ice cream, but noticeably absent are such upper-class treats as lobster or filet mignon.
Reality 2: Group placement is a result of students' performance, rather than skin color or economic class.

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