upper-class


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Antonyms for upper-class

occupying the highest socioeconomic position in a society

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Upper-class landowners (Bhuttos) and industrialists (Sharifs) co-opt the hapless poor via patronage, leaving middle classes grumpy with politics.
The oldest magazine in the world, it's been documenting the lives of Britain's upper-classes for 300 years, and being pictured in its pages is a rite of passage for the country's social elite.
"The increased unethical tendencies of upper-class individuals are driven, in part, by their more favorable attitudes toward greed," said Paul Piff, a doctoral student in psychology at UC Berkeley and lead author of the paper.
"The increased unethical tendencies of upper-class individuals are driven, in part, by their more favourable attitudes toward greed," said Paul Piff, a doctoral student in psychology at UC Berkeley and lead author of the study.
"He also needs a cut-glass, upper-class, posh accent - or at least the ability to produce a very convincing one."
Normally, I love The Advocate and consider it to be an upper-class magazine that I could recommend to gay friends and straight allies without hesitation.
Vance narrates smoothly with an impeccable upper-class British voice and then employs a variety of tones and accents for a wide assortment of early 19th-century London folk of many classes.
This article focuses on the factors that contributed to the growth in sustained, engaged reading in upper-class children during the 17th and 18th centuries.
European history professor Deborah Hertz presents Jewish High Society In Old Regime Berlin, a definitive examination of upper-class Jews in Berlin during the latter half of the 1700's and the first half of the 1800's.
Overall, 48 percent of cinematic smokers appeared, by the viewer's judgment, to be from a low socioeconomic class, while 23 percent seemed middle-class and 11 percent seemed to be upper-class. The other movie smokers weren't readily categorized.
In addition, Drexel will encourage its upper-class students in the School of Education to come up with novel applications for the iPod via a contest in which the winner will take home an iPod.
An intriguing specialty collection especially recommended for the fan of British upper-class commentary.
The main subjects of the thirteen essays fall into the following broad categories: definitions of femininity; the social lives of upper-class women; cultural practice and upper-class women; and the experiences of women outside the upper classes.
Los caifanes presents a middle-class fantasy of empowerment and resistance against the upper-class, experienced vicariously through the actions and bodies of lower-class men and accomplished without challenging middle-class privilege.
Air Force ROTC does an excellent job of developing character in college students by creating solid lesson plans (containing core values, discipline, professionalism, and self-discipline lessons/case studies), by the positive influences of cadre members, upper-class cadets, and peer cadets, by providing a family environment and structure, and with outstanding monetary rewards.