In the year 2022 and beyond, global society will have to reckon with another perception about the "social class" order that will re-identify the mid-21st century's "social class" with another perception: depending on who is most affected by an altered social class will determine whether wars are fought and for whom.
Wikipedia.org defines the words "social class" as, "…A grouping of people into a set of social categories, the most common being the , and . Membership in a social class can for example be dependent on education, wealth, occupation, income, and belonging to a particular subculture or social network.
And the new global perception of the 2 words "social class" are further defined among the definitions offered by Google's link to Oxford Languages definitions: "…the system of ordering a society in which people are divided into sets based on perceived social or economic status..."
This same Google link Oxford Languages definition offers another even more defining definition: "…people who are socially disenfranchised by class".
Encyclopedia.com" reference illustrates how the words "social class" affects the global community, i.e. "… CLASS, STATUS, AND ORDER. All human societies require systems of classification..."
According to Encyclopedia.com, "…These systems straddle the imagined boundary between the ideal and the real, creating a standard by which society can assess, judge, and, if necessary, punish…"
This same Encyclopedia.com has further insights about "social class.
"…Early modern Europeans inherited from their medieval ancestors a system of classification called the society of orders, yet they lived in a world increasingly structured by economic status, which modern societies have termed a society of classes. Historians long accepted three simple propositions about European social classification: The had a society of orders; the nineteenth and twentieth centuries had a society of classes; and early modern times had neither, forming a sort of battlefield in which "classes" overcame "orders…"