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Social class refers to the hierarchical distinctions between individuals or groups in societies or cultures.

Not all societies have social classes. Scientist have found no proof for hierarchical power structures during Stone Age.

Determinants of class

In societies where classes exist, one's class is determined largely by:

In the United Kingdom there are upper class, middle class, working class and underclass people.

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