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His working classes are naturally subservient, only in need of paternal-organic guidance, and desire only to work for the sake of working.
It just wouldn't be working class, would it, and furthermore, it would have ruined a top-grade film and excellent propaganda for the view that the ill of the working classes come wholly from the malice of the bourgeoisie
The city's outer districts had descended into poverty and disarray, epitomized by the slums and tenements the working classes were forced to inhabit.
The book repeatedly seems to suggest that there were only Chartist periodicals available to the working classes for several decades, ignoring alternatives.
Merseyside and the North West is home to 13% of the country's poorer working classes (those in the bottom third of the asset distribution), by comparison with 9% of the country's wealthy working classes (those in the top third of the asset distribution)
6) The East End has come to symbolize this rich urban culture of the working classes before the Second World War, and this is a powerful theme in the autobiographies and memoirs of the area's former residents.
Many of the essays included here look at how some writers, editors, and publishers saw or wanted to see that potential when it comes to the depiction of work, workers, and the working classes.
War seldom, if ever, has a particular or personal stake in it for the people who do the fighting - the working classes.
The simultaneous paths of the government adopting the more radical approach to pension schemes and socio-economic security for the working classes while the predominantly working class friendly societies were resisting all attempts to make insurance and poor relief anything other than voluntary actions handled by private, member-controlled secretive societies, is one of the great ironies of Victorian history.
Victorian enthusiasm for classification produced lively business and cultural districts in Center City, and a growing ring of bedroom communities inhabited by a middle class that was able to live with, but not among, the working classes and elites with which they shared the city.
The differences between the bourgeois and working classes may often have been subjective, but they had enough of a material reality to produce "palpable lines of distinction" between the two, even considering that economic opportunities were sharply constrained for all black people.
In this very detailed historical ethnography of the working classes in Thomastown, County Kilkenny from 1800 to 1950, Marilyn Silverman frequently suggests that she is improving on the work of historians who have ignored complexity and metissage.
These studies have demonstrated how the working classes contested with others on and for the urban terrain; often their neighborhoods' active uses of the street and public areas established their control over those spaces.
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, social reformers and public officials strove to bring the blessings of a proper childhood to the urban poor and working classes.
4] From the New Left to the Labour Party right, a common starting point for the discussion of socialist strategy after 1959 was that the working classes had changed.