Compartmentalization of Knowledge

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(1) Description of the pattern

Knowledge is effectively compartmentalized (or put into "compartments") when different people not only have access to certain types of knowledge but are actually denied formally or via social norms or personal preferences from going beyond their allowable sphere.

(2) Why the pattern is good (i.e. bad)