Working Class

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Working Class

The class of persons who perform physical labor, skilled labor, domestic duties or similar tasks. Persons in the working class often earn an hourly wage and many (though far from all) have low job security. Examples of those with working class occupations include food servers, miners and construction workers. Some, though not all, are poorly paid. The working class is closely related to, but distinct from, the working poor. See also: Blue collar.
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Upper class has access to excellent health facilities, state of the art hospitals and top health professionals while lower class is forced to die without treatment and medicines.
The lower class in Romania is associated with peasantry (there are also other authors who have shown that there is rural/urban inequality in Romania, by the differentiated access to various resources and services--see Voicu and Vasile 2010).
Sparked by an educated middle class, that regarded freedom as its primary goal, the revolution would not have succeeded if it was not for the support of the lower classes that out-manoeuvred the police in street confrontations.
This has put one group of people Obama would like to help clearly in the lower class - not a lower middle class, although he did not refer to those earning below $25,000 as "lower class".
Again, worries about chaos and helplessness spurred lower class college students -- but not the upper class ones -- to say they would turn to their community for support.
When these participants were offered five minutes to take part in a community building task where they could develop friendships with a group of their peers, only lower class participants jumped at the opportunity.
But Murray demonstrates that, relatively speaking, the new upper class remains civically engaged, while the new lower class has become increasingly dysfunctional and distrustful of others.
In contrast, Murray's new white upper class outperforms the lower class on those measures.
Buyers looking to book lower class of hotels More travel buyers are planning to book employees into lower classes of hotels this year, according to research by the Business Travel Show.
Sources told that demand of tea increased with the start of winter season in Quetta, however with the increased of tea cup price, having tea for middle and lower class become difficult task,
Blood and Fire strives to be an ethnographic account of a neo-Pentecostal congregation that models a form of "godly love" that relationally connects Spirit-filled middle class ministry volunteers with spiritually transformed lower class clients.

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