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Social Closure

  Social closure is a term first used by Max Weber and later by F. Parkin (in an analysis of class) to describe the actions of social groups to maximize their own advantages by restricting access to certain social rewards (usually economic) to their members, and thereby closing access to those rewards to outsiders. DA

See also ethnicity; power; profession; race; social stratification; status.Further reading F. Parkin, The Social Analysis of the Class Structure.



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