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

class′-con′scious·ness n.


[ˈklɑːsˈkɒnʃəsnɪs] Nconciencia f de clase
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That Bill Totts lacked the perspective to raise him above class-consciousness Freddie Drummond clearly saw.
This almost comic piece, which has the domestic richness and class-consciousness of "Downton Abbey," takes a grimmer turn when the publisher visits the village of the cook's impoverished extended family.
It points to the high class-consciousness set by society.
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.
Her introduction to this very different world, with its snobbishness and class-consciousness, and in particular the tribulations of going to school where the stigma of her illegitimacy is well-known, may all seem quaintly old-fashioned to the twenty-first century reader.
Initially, the MQM leadership hailed from the Mohajir working class; it has now developed a class-consciousness and policy-orien-tation geared towards redistribution of wealth and probably an ideological position towards the left.
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.
The author argues that the Canadian economic elite, with its high degree of organization and class-consciousness, has managed to influence government policy increasingly for its own benefit at the expense of the working class.
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.
Driven by this class-consciousness yet occasionally working against it, the magazines attempted to reshape white America's perceptions of African American women.
Nationalism and class-consciousness were common, and anti-Semitism and prejudice gave rise to two world wars.

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