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1. Aware of belonging to a particular socioeconomic class.
2. Supportive of class solidarity.

class′-con′scious·ness n.


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That Bill Totts lacked the perspective to raise him above class-consciousness Freddie Drummond clearly saw.
It's a sense of relief, at least the only safe way forward, in which many believe that the concentration of capital and stratification of wealth won't lead to systematic fraud, class-consciousness, and exploitation.
Their governing responsibilities made it difficult to cultivate a distinctly working class-consciousness and to institutionalize the critical functions of the press.
Was there a Marxist rule of historical providence that guaranteed that even these people would, whatever their historical differences with the English, inevitably find themselves on the high road to class-consciousness and socialism?
I posted alongside it that I felt we don't have the same class-consciousness here.
The changes in labor processes and class-consciousness of early modernity would be fully actualized with the integration of labor-saving technological inventions into large-scale modes of agricultural and industrial production.
Nary a Frisbee had sailed 'cross the Quad before the suburban snot-noses and haughty prep-schoolers triggered my latent class-consciousness.
Ghost Light incorporates easily its freight of Abbey Theatre history, Dublin class-consciousness and literary goings-on, the known facts and crucial divergences from them (crucial to the novel).
That the author has positions on these debates is clear--as when he refutes the existence of a labor aristocracy, or when he claims that Chartism was bolstered by class-consciousness and not by the persuasive power of political language.
Indeed, the process by which Ali's race- and class-consciousness became, in Rocky, the self-serving posturing of the Ali-like Apollo Creed is fairly typical of the historical distortion or containment that Baker sees as the basic cultural task of most of the films under study in Contesting Identities.
In this comprehensive introduction to cultural studies--unique in that it does not come from a eurocentric perspective--Nayar covers the morality of national identity and gender relations implicit in cinema, the class-consciousness of comic books, the "high culture" preserved within museum cabinets and the transitory but pervasive and traditional mores represented in literature designed to entice tourists to an exciting but perfectly safe and comfortable India.
This class-consciousness informs "ATL," which takes place five weeks before high school graduation for the film's central crew.

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