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class-consciousness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The feeling and perception of unity which pervade any social class and include a sense of common nature, identity of interests, and similarity of manners.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Mr. Pryce-Jones notes that William Hazlitt, who referred to Napoleon as "the great god of my idolatry," was most likely influenced by "reasons springing out of class-consciousness."

    The Disloyal Opposition

  • That Bill Totts lacked the perspective to raise him above class-consciousness Freddie Drummond clearly saw.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • That Bill Totts lacked the perspective to raise him above class-consciousness, Freddie Drummond clearly saw.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • A proposal for a new mill to process uranium ore, which would lead to the opening of long-shuttered mines in Colorado and Utah, has brought global and local concerns into collision -- jobs, health, class-consciousness and historical memory among them -- in ways that suggest, if the pattern here holds, a bitter national debate to come.

    NYT: Colorado Suggests Impending Bitter National Debate Over Uranium

  • Amongst the most significant of these developments were the consolidation of working class-consciousness and politics5 (especially following the success of the Russian Revolution in 1917), the expansion and radicalisation of political parties, the reinvigoration of the demotic movement, and the beginning of a new era of feminist activism.

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • It's hard to escape the class-consciousness of this story, especially with awkward but meaningful phrasing like "sable-and-evening-clothes-clad party-goers."

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • In the excerpts of her wartime diary which she included in her published memoirs, Titika revealed the acute class-consciousness and prejudice of the day and the heightened regionalism of Greek society, both features of Greek society which EAM sought to change.

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • Our colleague Anthony Faiola dissects the tensions and class-consciousness aroused by her engagement to Prince William in the U.K., "a society where status is measured in birthright and breeding," and people still snark about how her now fabulously rich mother used to be a flight attendant.

    Read this: On what planet is Kate Middleton a "commoner"? Oh, right: England

  • And they offered the Jewish woman a temporarily viable synthesis of her desire for self-sufficiency and fulfillment, her energy, her idealism, her class-consciousness, and the traditional culture out of which some of these aspirations and attitudes emerged.

    Socialism in the United States.

  • He came from a distinguished family of musicians and academics afflicted with self-conscious class-consciousness; his father, Charles Louis Seeger, although from an old Puritan patrician line, joined the radical Industrial Workers of the World in the 1930s, a form of ostentatiously slumming solidarity that predicted much about his son's future.

    Jesse Larner: Pete Seeger, "Folk Music" and the Left

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