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What is social status?

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What is social status?

Social Strata and Classification

In virtually every society since the beginning of human civilization, a large divide has existed between the 'important' and and the 'ordinary'. Social status is an abstract method of defining someone's place within this hierarchy.

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Social status refers to the perceived level of importance a person (or family) within a specific society. In most cases, the affluent and the...

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Social Status: Definition, Types & Examples

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