Middle Class


The middle class is a class of people in the middle of a societal hierarchy. In Weberian socio-economic terms, the middle class is the broad group of people in contemporary society who fall socio-economically between the working class and upper class. The common measures of what constitutes middle class vary significantly between cultures.

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Social Structure Of Sri Lanka - 20th Century
... Upper class made up primary of landowners, the Upper middle class of educated professionals holding traditional jobs such as Lawyers, Doctors, Army officers ... Lower middle class made up persons who were educated but held less prestigious, but respected jobs such lower level public servants, policemen, teachers ... This rendered the wealthiest who made up the Upper class and Upper middle class who greatly dependent on a secondary income void of their income and with it their power ...
Late-2000s Recession - Effects - Effect On The U.S.
... States has seen an increasing concentration of wealth to the detriment of the middle class and the poor with the younger generations being especially affected ... The middle class dropped from 61% of the population in 1971 to 51% in 2011 as the upper class increased its take of the national income from 29% in 1970 to 46% in 2010 ... The share for the middle class dropped to 45%, down from 62% while total income for the poor dropped to 9% from 10% ...
Middle Class - Professional-managerial Class
... In 1977 Barbara Ehrenreich and her then husband John defined a new Marxist class in United States as "salaried mental workers who do not own the means of production and whose major function in the ... This group of middle-class professionals are distinguished from other social classes by their training and education (typically business qualifications and university degrees), with example occupations including ... from studies by André Gorz, Serge Mallet, and others, of a "new working class", which, despite education and a perception of themselves as being middle class, were part of ...
Sawantvadi - Culture - Attire
... The ordinary dress of upper class Hindus is, for the men in-doors, a waistcloth and under-jacket with or without a coat, and head scarf, rumal out-doors a waistcloth, a waistcoat, a coat, a head scarf or turban, and a ... Upper class Hindu women wear in-doors a robe and bodice ... Among middle class Hindus, such as husbandmen and craftsmen, the man wears in-doors a loincloth, a waistcloth, and sometimes a waistcoat out-of-doors he wears a ...
Social Class In Haiti - Middle Class
... The middle class also known as the bourgeois, was essentially nonexistent during the nineteenth century ... of government services fostered the development of Haiti's middle class ... of economic prosperity after World War II also contributed to the strengthening of the class ...

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