achieved status


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achieved status

any social position gained through personal effort or open competition. As such, achieved status contrasts with ASCRIBED STATUS. See also ACHIEVEMENT, CONTEST AND SPONSORED MOBILITY, PATTERN VARIABLES.
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The Chief Minister directed the P and D department to submit a monthly progress report on the pattern of PMRU pointing out the current and achieved status of the quick impact and other development projects.
With passage of time, many developed countries have also achieved status of nuclear power.
Similarly confusing is Garroway's use of the term "achieved status." Again, this is a core concept: She argues that her particular combination of data sets "support the conclusion that a child's membership in the household depends on both the achieved and ascribed social status of the child" (p.
We are taught to evaluate our worth in terms of materialism; class, ethnicity, achieved status and even physical traits are used as powerful tools to degrade and humiliate subordinates.
Immigrants were in the first place in the achieved status (36.5%), in the second place in the moratorium (28%), in the third place in foreclosed (22%), and last in diffused (13.5%).
China had achieved independence after Pakistan, but still it made tremendous progress and achieved status of developed economy because of continuity of democratic governments and economic policies.
Those words inspired an America that saw citizenship as an ongoing work, not an achieved status. That generation sacrificed to put a man on the moon, expand voting rights for all and protect the health of those who were the most vulnerable among us.
Closed in 1992, the uranium contaminated site quickly achieved status as a priority clean-up area--dangerous and close to major population centers.
He's since achieved status as a member of the A Team and is working to improve his speed to qualify for the national standard for a future U.S.
Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui, Director IBA Sukkur, in his welcome address informed that in only period of two decades, Sukkur IBA had achieved status of international standard; securing positions by our male and female students in national and international competitions, it had been proved that our youth had a rich potential and certainly a promising future awaits them provided the potential is harnessed in a real way, he added.
Because of their specialized talents and familiarity with the local princes, Jagers achieved status themselves and were often regarded as a kind of minor nobility by other servants and the peasantry.