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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The authors provide recommendations that would create more security and equality across the economic spectrum.
The study, funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts in Philadelphia (and summarized by Freeman in a paper entitled, "Music's Future in America"), concluded that the two extremes of the economic spectrum (those groups with big budgets and established support on one end, and small groups of meager resources on the other) "will survive the next generation in one form or another, while everything else that lies between these two extremes is at severe economic risk.
Yet Frank finds a stark disconnect in the political response of Kansans at the lower end of the economic spectrum to their real-world troubles.
Jaber, however, rejected earlier suggestions highlighting possible differences between Awadallah and El Fayez, and maintained that Awadallah's "strong charisma" would help him to remain on Jordan's economic spectrum for the coming period.
At the other end of the economic spectrum, environmental awareness has some relevance where income levels are high, but still carries more weight where tipping fees are also high.
The level of optimism is highest among households in the top socioeconomic strata and lowest among households at the bottom of the economic spectrum.
At the other end of the economic spectrum, a particularly emphatic image that will stay with me was all the impoverished kids that rushed to the cars at stop lights trying to sell candy, flowers, and lottery tickets.
Often similar programmes will be run in countries at both ends of the economic spectrum, but with different priorities and emphases.
But on the other end of the economic spectrum, price sensitivity is great, Garland says; Miami may be losing talented moderate- and lower-income students whose families fall a thousand dollars or so short of paying the annual tuition bill.
A 52-member board of directors runs Arctic Power, a grassroots coalition of citizens from Alaska and across the nation who hail from a full economic spectrum.
Mount Carmel's 5,000 parishioners--a mix of blue-collar workers, military personnel, and professionals--span the economic spectrum and similarly share their wealth, as described in DOFE principle No.
The Anastasoff rule would affect litigants at the bottom of the economic spectrum in two ways: First, it would increase delays in adjudication, delays from which the poorest litigants are likely to suffer the most, and second, it would create a less accessible class of precedents.