low status


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Noun1.low status - a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation
status, position - the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"
inferiority, lower rank, lower status - the state of being inferior
high status - a position of superior status
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Unfortunately, given the low status of the early caregiver profession, stability is hard to achieve.
In addition, they are much more apt to work in low status jobs for low wages with few or no fringe benefits or with little job security.
This provides additional evidence that it is a perception of having low status that is driving the increased preference for high-status products," Mazzocco said.
The strategy states: "The particular challenges in each area will differ but are likely to include issues such as affordable housing; lack of employment opportunities; low numbers of parents transmitting Welsh to their children; low status of the language within the community; lack of opportunities to use the language and inward and outward migration.
Wes Streeting, NUS vice-president, said some graduates would "work their way up" from low status jobs in their chosen careers.
Using an ethnographic approach, the researchers found that Aboriginal women in mid-life often used their gendered roles and their life experiences to support family members who are dealing with external pressures such as poverty, low status and violence.
Afghanistan has one of the highest rates of maternal and infant mortality in the world, the result of decades of conflict, chronic malnutrition, high fertility rates, the low status of women and a mainly rural population.
They must also finish above Ton Pentre, the only other club among the challengers to apply for LoW status.
The current leaders of the Cymru Alliance in the north, who lost their LoW status in 1998, are now keen to return to the national scene, according to chairman Michael Edwards.
It's highly theatrical with heightened characters who are very eloquent even if they are of low status.
The princess added: ``This is hugely important for the future,'' adding that Britain as a whole needed to stop treating engineering as a low status, ``oily rag'' profession.
Women's work over the centuries is more characterised by low status and low pay than it is by change.