Importance Of Social Status

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Does social status really matters? Social status, also called status, the relative rank that an individual holds, with attendant rights, duties, and lifestyle, in a social hierarchy based upon honour or prestige. Status may be ascribed—that is, assigned to individuals at birth without reference to any innate abilities—or achieved, requiring special qualities and gained through competition and individual effort. Ascribed status is typically based on sex, age, race, family relationships, or birth, while achieved status may be based on education, occupation, marital status, accomplishments, or other factors. Well that is the definition of social status, but is that what for some people means? Social status do matter to some people, in some ways because being a wealthy family or person makes them feel imporatnt and for some that makes them feel that they are above others. People may be said to occupy high positions when they are able to control, by order or by influence, other people when they are known as a family that has prestige business. "Relative status is a major factor in determining the way people behave toward each other." There are cases, they are few but there are cases in which there are rich families that do not care about the social status, they do not like to be recognized for the amount of money they have but for how they are. Money doesn 't makes you happy, money just gives you material stuff but not happiness. You should feel proud of who you are no matter
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