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Socioeconomic Status

  • By: LeLaina Romero
  • In: Encyclopedia of Counseling
  • Edited by: Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Subject:General Counseling & Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

Socioeconomic status (SES) typically refers to a person's position and esteem in society based on economic and other resources. The most commonly cited indicators of SES are income, occupation, and education. In social science research, SES is often used interchangeably with ...

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