social barriers

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Impediments such as educational, occupational, and cultural differences in manner of dressing, speaking, and eating food that cause one group of people to avoid or minimize social intercourse with another. The process works in both directions and in many ways; e.g., people in poverty may be ashamed to be seen in a doctor's waiting room because their clothes are shabby.

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