embourgeoisement


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Related to embourgeoisement: Proletarianization, Embourgeoisement thesis

em·bour·geoise·ment

 (ĕm-bo͝or′zhwäz-mənt, äN-bûrzh-wäz-mäN′)
n.
Conversion to bourgeois values, loyalties, or tastes.

[French, from bourgeois, bourgeois; see bourgeois.]

embourgeoisement

(French ɑ̃burʒwazmɑ̃)
n
(Sociology) the process of becoming middle-class; the assimilation into the middle class of traditionally working-class people
[from French, from en-1 + bourgeois1]

em•bour•geoise•ment

(ɑ̃ˌbʊər ʒwɑzˈmɑ̃, ˌɛm bʊərˈʒwɑz mənt)
n.
the adoption of middle-class values.
[1935–40; < French equiv. to s'embourgeois(er) to become bourgeois]
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15) Alongside embourgeoisement there were increasing appeals to a Russian heroic-romantic past, discussed in detail below.
This development continued earlier moves, such as the "Jewish Home Beautiful" movement that started in the 1930s, and was part and parcel of the ongoing embourgeoisement of American Jewry and its adoption of middle-class aesthetic tastes.
The divergences, where they exist, are due to interpellation, embourgeoisement, and differentiation via different ideological apparatuses of the society: church and education, i.
Il motivo per rievocare quell'omaggio a Manlio Rossi-Doria e questo: volli suggerire per primo che la civilta contadina fu in alcuni aspetti particolari (figure agricole miste, clientelismo rurale, gara per l'onore, segregazione delle donne) una risposta assai razionale al liberalismo, un aggiustamento piu ttosto intelligente ed intelligibile aile nuove incertezze conseguenti al grande movimento di embourgeoisement europeo dell 'Ottocento: fu, in breve, di origine recente.
Perhaps it is important to make the banal point that the general concepts of embourgeoisement and consumerism manifest in specific ways in different contexts and temporal eras.
This identity-oriented interpretation of the story's German-Jewish connotations is indeed compelling: Rotpeter speaks of his attempts to adopt German language, behavior, habits of eating and drinking--the very elements of embourgeoisement and acculturation that Jews throughout the nineteenth century attempted to acquire, and did acquire, all the while, like Rotpeter, both agonizing and boasting about it.
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Si cet embourgeoisement est parfois percu de facon positive et considere comme une amelioration pour le quartier, il semble toutefois laisser un gout amer a la plupart des repondants.
A apropriacao que faz Droysen das quatro causas aristotelicas--material, formal, eficiente e final--teria levado White a reconhecer em sua teoria da historia um embourgeoisement da Etica e da Politica aristotelicas (WHITE 1992, p.
with education), so the process of "polgarosodas"--as the main slogan in the mid-19th century democratic revolution in Hungary cannot be translated as embourgeoisement.