Middle Classes

Some articles on middle classes, middle, classes:

Liège Revolution - Origins of Discontent (1684–1789) - Political and Economic Foment
... The principality's middle classes violently opposed Hoensbroeck's regime, criticising his system as unrepresentative and parasitic, particularly in exempting the nobility and ... In 1787, one of the middle class's leaders, Fabry, proposed the abolition of indirect taxation affecting the middle classes and the poor, proposing ... Moreover the middle classes opposed the third estate's submission to the prince-bishop ...
Poverty In The United States - Measures of Poverty - The Income Distribution and Relative Poverty
... is much higher in the US than in Europe due to the wealth of the middle classes in the US, from which the poverty line is derived ... poverty problem but an indicator of larger inequalities between rich middle classes and the low-income households ... but also high levels of prosperity of the middle classes ...
Taste (sociology) - Taste and Social Classes - Imitation and Distinction
... to Simmel, fashion is a vehicle for strengthening the unity of the social classes and for making them distinct ... Members of the upper classes tend to signal their superiority, and they act as the initiators of new trends ... But upper-class taste is soon imitated by the middle classes ...
The Founding Myths Of Israel - Chapter 5 - The Triumph of Nationalist Socialism: "From Class To Nation"
... With the Fourth Aliyah (1924–1929) many middle class Jews came to Palestine ... In this period Ben-Gurion tried to appease the middle classes ... It did not antagonise the interests of other classes, but instead it meant that the working class worked for the whole people ...

Famous quotes containing the words classes and/or middle:

    There are three classes into which all the women past seventy that ever I knew were to be divided: 1. That dear old soul; 2. That old woman; 3. That old witch.
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)

    I feared these present years,
    The middle twenties,
    When deftness disappears,
    And each event is
    Freighted with a source-encrusting doubt,
    And turned to drought.
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)