Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Bias based on social or economic class.

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  • n. Discrimination or prejudice that is based on social class.

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Examples

  • I'll spare you my elitism/classism is as bad as racism speech.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • For the purposes of this workshop classism is defined according to the work one does.

    A PRIMER ON UNLEARNING CLASSISM

  • Internalized classism is a set of assumptions held by a group which they believe is vital to their survival.

    A PRIMER ON UNLEARNING CLASSISM

  • It’s not just that we are to be charged a double fee – although of course the classism is also an issue, the assumption that we can afford £60 (approx US $88) – but that we will be required to hold two ID cards, one in our pre-transition identity, and one post-transition.

    National ID Card Petition

  • National ID Card Petition It’s not just that we are to be charged a double fee – although of course the classism is also an issue, the assumption that we can afford £60 (approx US $8 – but that we will be required to hold two ID cards, one in our pre-transition identity, and one post-transition.

    National ID Card Petition

  • The force of institutional racism through partnership with its closely related cousin known as classism has in recent history done much to ensure its survival but it is and surely will be coming to an end.

    UUpdates - All updates

  • Besides reducing "classism", public subsidies of education also give a larger number of people a stake in the system.

    Education Loans, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • I don't know what "classism" means, but I think I'm for it.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • The only thing I'm interested in learning here is how you came across this "classism" website.

    My Future Class History, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • NOW stands against all oppression, recognizing that racism, sexism and homophobia are interrelated, that other forms of oppression such as classism and ableism work together with these three to keep power and privilege concentrated in the hands of a few.

    What if No One's Watching?: January 2007 Archives

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