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20 Examples of Social Position

 , November 04, 2022
Social position is a role, membership or resource that is relevant to social power and social status. Each individual may hold multiple social positions and these contribute to the overall social location of a person. The following are common examples of a social position.
Board Seats - member of a Board of Directors or similar governance structure.
Community Memberships & Associations
Educational Attainment
Family
Government Roles / Buearacratic Authority
Immigration Status
Income
Institutional Memberships & Associations
Leadership Positions
Nationality
Occupation / Job
Official Titles & Rank (e.g. honorary titles)
Organizational Memberships & Associations
Place of Residence
Political Roles / Elected Officials
Profession
Relational Capital (i.e. people you can influence)
Reputation
Social Class
Wealth
Overview: Social Position
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DefinitionA role, membership or resource that is relevant to social power and social status.
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