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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Socioeconomic Status

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What is Socioeconomic Status?

"Socioeconomic status is the social standing or class of an individual or group. It is often measured as a combination of education, income and occupation. Examinations of socioeconomic status often reveal inequities in access to resources, plus issues related to privilege, power and control."

American Psychological Association. (n.d.) Socioeconomic status.

Socioeconomic Status: A Reading List

Researching Socioeconomic Status


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