Polarization - in The Social Sciences

In The Social Sciences

  • Polarization (economics), an economic process where middle-class jobs disappear more than those at the bottom and the top
  • Polarization (politics), the process by which the public opinion divides and goes to the extremes
  • Polarization (psychology), the process whereby a social or political group is divided into opposing sub-groups
  • Social polarization
    • Attitude polarization
    • Group polarization
    • Racial polarization, the process whereby a population with varyingly diverse ancestry is divided into distinct, homogenous racial groups

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