class consciousness


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class′ con′sciousness


n.
1. awareness of one's own social or economic rank.
2. a feeling of identification and solidarity with those belonging to the same social or economic class as oneself.
[1885–90]
Translations

class consciousness

ncoscienza di classe
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He unfolds the events of the strike in three parts: first, he examines the physical and social landscapes, the early twentieth-century iron ranges; next, he explores the development of class consciousness on the ranges, as well as the ethic animosity facing mine workers and their families; finally, he offers a thorough examination of the role that politics played in shaping the labor disruption.
I find the explanations given by the emotional turn to be very helpful for analyzing the changes happening in class consciousness during the first decade of the twentieth century in various parts of Europe, and specifically in Biscay (Spain).
His love for the beautifully headstrong Fara is enduring; their relationship evolves from class consciousness and uncertainty to true intimacy and appreciation.
Thompson's treatment of class consciousness as lived experience.
While white working-class motivations are often dismissed as racist or xenophobic, Professor Williams shows that they have their own class consciousness.
According to Fredric Jameson (2004 [1988]), the intellectual project of History and Class Consciousness remains unfinished, because posing the question of the class preconditions for an alternative scientific praxis has become more meaningful and urgent than ever before.
Whereas Ken Post's theoretical Marxist analysis (Arise ye Starvelings and Strike the Iron) sees "Ethiopianism" as dampening class consciousness, Palmer in his more populist approach is inclined to see color consciousness as a genuine reflection of Jamaica's social and psychological reality.
Having laid out the historical context, we examine the impact of countryside restructuring on grassroots organisations, the creation of class consciousness among the peasants, the alternate development models put forward, and their collaboration with other social and political actors to force change.
He is particularly interested in anti-authoritarian socialist contributions to class consciousness, a group in which he subsumes anarchists.
Thompson's view that domestic servants were too mired in the lives of their masters to think independently and develop class consciousness.
Unlike a demonstration or a strike, when working people see their combined strength, these wasteful acts of individual action do nothing to raise the class consciousness of people and, ultimately, allow the police to clamp down even harder.