The premise appears to be that the term working class
now only applies to benefit cheats and ASBO collectors.
In Mythologies (1957), Roland Barthes associates physical and masculine images and stereotypes with the working class
, whilst he associates the intellectual and feminine stereotypes with the middle classes.
Moreover, there are good theoretical reasons to expect union membership to have an influence on the white working class
. As research on the benefits of participation in organizations suggests, labor unions can help foster in workers a sense of belonging to a larger community that stimulates interest, knowledge, and participation in politics (see, e.g., Radcliff and Davis 2000; Uhlaner 1989; Verba, Schlozman, and Brady 1995).
The working class
is assumed to include all soft-collared workers involved in manual labor and their families, and the self-identification of these men and women as members of the working classes
is taken for granted.
The White season starts on Friday and explores what it means to be white and working class
When Wal-Mart workers can't afford health insurance or new school clothes, the whole working class
begins to flail.
While my institution serves many middle and lower-middle class students, the majority of faculty members are not from working class
The move to the right by working class
Kansans began with the 1991 "Summer of Mercy" when protests by thousands of Christian pro-life activists in Wichita, the state's largest city, met unprecedented success.
She examines the views of different groups, including the poor themselves, regarding 'appropriate family life' and the causes of poverty in impoverished working class
communities in Philadelphia.
The Social Values poll also found that 55 per cent of those who would normally be called "middle class" also claimed to have working class
The unity of purpose that once set the working class
of Wales apart from the rest has gone.
I had little sense of an image of the working class
in the Canadian media but I have vivid memories of my first notions about the working class
as a child growing up.