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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Hence most of them in these social classes are not as bothered about how others perceive them.
Yet a vital fact has been missed: Higher social classes have a significantly higher average IQ than lower classes.
Yet in all this debate a simple and vital fact has been missed: higher social classes have a significantly higher average IQ than lower social classes.
The successful do not change social classes, but change how Galicia is perceived in the rest of the world and return to change Galicia, to add to its progress.
Scholarly research has unearthed numerous links between teachers' expectations of students from various social classes and students' academic outcomes.
Large differences in medical school acceptance rates between ethnic minorities and social classes have been revealed in a BMA report.
Eight possible family arrangements representing the four different social classes are available.
They found a serious north south divide between social classes which in the past has also been supported by information about death rates.
Results suggested that young women from higher social classes perceived work to be related to their sense of personal satisfaction and meaning, whereas young women from lower social classes viewed work primarily as a means for economic survival.
The research question demands a very large and socially representative sample, since it is necessary to have all possible social classes of origins and attained social classes represented in sufficient number.
In his most innovative suggestion, he argues for consciously "multi-perspectival" news coverage, designed to represent all strata of society, by hiring journalists from differing social classes and ethnic groups.
The articulation of a gift mode, as a category of human behavior mediated by material exchange, permits Davis to examine different sets of ideas and practices pertinent to all social classes and informing a number of different institutions -- e.