socio-economic class


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Noun1.socio-economic class - people having the same social, economic, or educational status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class"
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
world, domain - people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest; "the Western world"
society - an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
age class - people in the same age range
agriculture - the class of people engaged in growing food
sodality, brotherhood, fraternity - people engaged in a particular occupation; "the medical fraternity"
estate of the realm, the three estates, estate - a major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights
labor, labour, proletariat, working class - a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages; "there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"
lower class, underclass - the social class lowest in the social hierarchy
bourgeoisie, middle class - the social class between the lower and upper classes
booboisie - class consisting of all those who are considered boobs
commonality, commonalty, commons - a class composed of persons lacking clerical or noble rank
peasantry - the class of peasants
demimonde - a class of woman not considered respectable because of indiscreet or promiscuous behavior
underworld - the criminal class
yeomanry - class of small freeholders who cultivated their own land
caste - a social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank or profession or wealth
caste - (Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity
class structure - the organization of classes within a society
upper class, upper crust - the class occupying the highest position in the social hierarchy
ninja - a class of 14th century Japanese who were trained in martial arts and were hired for espionage and assassinations
firing line - the most advanced and responsible group in an activity; "the firing line is where the action is"
immigrant class - recent immigrants who are lumped together as a class by their low socioeconomic status in spite of different cultural backgrounds
center - politically moderate persons; centrists
old school - a class of people favoring traditional ideas
market - the customers for a particular product or service; "before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it"
craft, trade - people who perform a particular kind of skilled work; "he represented the craft of brewers"; "as they say in the trade"
fair sex, womanhood, woman - women as a class; "it's an insult to American womanhood"; "woman is the glory of creation"; "the fair sex gathered on the veranda"
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Increasingly, people live among others of the same socio-economic class, political orientation and race.
They hail from the same two ethnic groups and the same socio-economic class in Senegal and migrated to France at the same time (the 1970s) and for the same economic reasons.
To improve the efficiency of these services and avoid unnecessary admissions, researchers wanted to find out how often children with type 1 diabetes are admitted to hospital compared with children of the same age, gender and socio-economic class living in the same area.
To improve the efficiency of these services and avoid unnecessary hospital admissions, researchers wanted to find out how often children with type 1 diabetes are admitted to hospital compared with children of the same age, gender and socio-economic class living in the same area.
According to the recent Visa Affluent Study 2013, Emiratis belonging to the affluent socio-economic class give equal priority to dining out, leisure and expenditure on family holidays.
An impressive work of seminal scholarship, "People's Science" is a deftly written inquiry into the social issue implications of how scientific research is conducted in our democratic society including factors of race, disability, gender, and socio-economic class.
A strong supporter of women's rights, Mustafa denounces harassment carried out by men of any socio-economic class, including violence in workplaces and night clubs which is hardly ever talked about.
These new findings add to a growing body of scholarship at UC Berkeley on socio-economic class - defined by both household income and education - and social behaviour.
If some marketers eschew the middle class, others that provide real value, thus giving consumers a sense of self worth, could very well retarget this socio-economic class as on opportunity for incremental sales.
In the first chapter, "The 'Vault at Pfaff's': Whitman, Bohemia, and the Saturday Press," Levin masterfully unpacks the cliche of the bourgeois-bohemian divide by delineating two historiographic traditions of socioeconomic class analysis: a consensus tradition in which "bourgeois" is simply a synonym of a "classless" mainstream American culture and a counter-consensus tradition that recognizes the formation of a complex stratified socio-economic class system in antebellum America.
7) Socio-economic class can be indicated by the quality, quantity, and presence or absence of dental treatment.
This fell to just 27% membership in the lowest socio-economic class - defined as being in routine occupations.

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