Culture and the Middle Classes

Culture and the Middle Classes

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This book is a sociological study of a societal grouping popularly titled as the a€˜middle classa€™. It illustrates the extent to which social groups utilize the various assets at their disposal and seek to maintain the legitimacy of their cultural practices, emphasizing the continuing link between class and taste. It will be of interest to those working in the fields of class and culture across a range of disciplines.Suburban living and the accentuation of what Gunn and Bell (2002) consider to be the key characteristics of the middle ... a salariat, a class of salaried employees; second, they were suburban house-owners, or owner-occupiers ( Gunn and Bell, 2002, p. ... This is in direct contrast to the situation of manual labourers, for whom home ownership rates were less proportionally in 1 939 than in 1915 (2002, p.

Title:Culture and the Middle Classes
Author:Dr Simon Stewart
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2012-12-28


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