rank society

(noun) A society that limits access to prestige but not to resources such as a leader by birth may have more authority but little economic advantage.

Example: Horticultural societies with chiefs.

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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “rank society.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 14, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/rank-society/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

rank society. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/rank-society/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “rank society.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/rank-society/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“rank society.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 14 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/rank-society/>.