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  • n. A class of people, based on social power, wealth or another criterion.

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  • n. people having the same social, economic, or educational status

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Examples

  • The most conspicuously cited contextual factor cited is the social class structure Dahrendorf, 1959.

    Rediscovering Institutions

  • In many instances the mixture of white with negro blood is a matter of pride and boasting with those so amalgamated, and has created a social class called mulattoes.

    The Negro and the White Man

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