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Middle class

The middle class is a class of people in the middle of a social hierarchy. Its usage has often been vague whether defined in terms of occupation, income, education or social status. The definition by any author is often chosen for political connotations. Modern social theorists—and especially economists—have defined and re-defined the term "middle class" in order to serve their particular social or political ends.

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22,675
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9,107
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277,755
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78,278
Total Scholars
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33,081
Prior Five Years
29,623

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