Social groups

2017-07-27T18:14:49+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Patrician (ancient Rome), Plebs, Social group, Confraternity, Blue-collar worker, Intellectual, Refugee, Beatnik, New Russians, Preppy, Aristocracy, Intelligentsia, Communal work, Yuppie, Vagrancy (people), Cheonmin, Homelessness in the United States, Hanseaten (class), Bogan, Adolescent cliques, Pelado, Cabal, Brown (racial classification), Navvy, Rocker (subculture), Model minority, Westie (person), Chad (slang) flashcards Social groups
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  • Patrician (ancient Rome)
    Patrician (from Latin: patricius) is a term that originally referred to a group of ruling class families in ancient Rome.
  • Plebs
    In ancient Rome, the plebs was the general body of free Roman citizens who were not patricians, as determined by the census.
  • Social group
    In the social sciences a social group has been defined as two or more people who interact with one another, share similar characteristics, and collectively have a sense of unity.
  • Confraternity
    A confraternity is generally a Christian voluntary association of lay people created for the purpose of promoting special works of Christian charity or piety, and approved by the Church hierarchy.
  • Blue-collar worker
    In English-speaking countries, a blue-collar worker is a working class person who performs manual labour.
  • Intellectual
    An intellectual is a person who engages in critical study, thought, and reflection about the reality of society, and proposes solutions for the normative problems of that society, and, by such discourse in the public sphere, he or she gains authority within the public opinion.
  • Refugee
    A refugee, generally speaking, is a displaced person who has been forced to cross national boundaries and who cannot return home safely (for more detail see legal definition).
  • Beatnik
    Beatnik was a media stereotype prevalent throughout the 1950s to mid-1960s that displayed the more superficial aspects of the Beat Generation literary movement of the 1950s.
  • New Russians
    (See also: New Russia (disambiguation)) New Russians (Novye Russkie, Russian: новые русские) is a term for the newly rich business class in post-Soviet Russia.
  • Preppy
    Preppy (also spelled preppie) or prep (all abbreviations of the word preparatory) refer to a subculture in the United States associated with the old private Northeastern university-preparatory schools.
  • Aristocracy
    Aristocracy (Greek ἀριστοκρατία aristokratía, from ἄριστος aristos "excellent," and κράτος kratos "power") is a form of government that places power in the hands of a small, privileged ruling class.
  • Intelligentsia
    The intelligentsia (Latin: intellegentia, Polish: inteligencja, Russian: интеллигенция; IPA: [ɪntʲɪlʲɪˈɡʲentsɨjə]) is a status class of people engaged in complex mental labors meant to guide and critique and to assume leadership in shaping the culture and politics of their society.
  • Communal work
    Communal work is when a gathering takes place to accomplish a task or to hold a competition.
  • Yuppie
    Yuppie (/ˈjʌpi/; short for "young urban professional" or "young upwardly-mobile professional") is a term that was introduced in the early 1980s and is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as an individual who is a "member of a socio-economic group comprising young professional people working in cities.
  • Vagrancy (people)
    A vagrant or a vagabond is a person, often in poverty, who wanders from place to place without a home or regular employment or income.
  • Cheonmin
    Cheonmin, or "vulgar commoners," were the lowest caste of commoners in dynastical Korea.
  • Homelessness in the United States
    Homelessness is a social crisis in the United States of America.
  • Hanseaten (class)
    The Hanseaten (German: [hanzeˈaːtn̩], Hanseatics) is a collective term for the hierarchy group (so called First Families) consisting of elite individuals and families of prestigious rank who constituted the ruling class of the free imperial city of Hamburg, conjointly with the equal First Families of the free imperial cities Bremen and Lübeck.
  • Bogan
    The term bogan (/ˈboʊɡən/) is a derogatory Australian and New Zealand slang word used to describe a person whose speech, clothing, attitude and behaviour exemplify values and behaviour considered unrefined or unsophisticated, similar to the British term chav.
  • Adolescent cliques
    Adolescent cliques are cliques that develop amongst adolescents.
  • Pelado
    In Mexican society, pelado is "a term invented to describe a certain class of urban 'bum' in Mexico in the 1920s.
  • Cabal
    A cabal is a group of people united in some close design together, usually to promote their private views or interests in an ideology, state, or other community, often by intrigue, usually unbeknown to persons outside their group.
  • Brown (racial classification)
    Brown or brown people is a racial and ethnic classification.
  • Navvy
    Navvy, a shorter form of navigator (UK) or navigational engineer (US), is particularly applied to describe the manual labourers working on major civil engineering projects and occasionally (in North America) to refer to mechanical shovels and earth moving machinery.
  • Rocker (subculture)
    Rockers, leather boys, Ton-up boys, and possibly café racers are members of a biker subculture that originated in the United Kingdom during the 1950s.
  • Model minority
    A model minority is a minority group (whether based on ethnicity, race or religion) whose members are perceived to achieve a higher degree of socioeconomic success than the population average.
  • Westie (person)
    Westie, or Westy, is a colloquial term used in Australian and New Zealand English to stereotypically describe residents of the Greater Western Sydney, the western suburbs of Melbourne or the West Auckland city of Waitakere (New Zealand).
  • Chad (slang)
    Chad is a generally derogatory slang term referring to a young urban white man, typically single and in his 20s or early 30s.