downwardly mobile


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downwardly mobile

Tending to drop in social or economic status.
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Bad Rabbi's message to fellow scholars is simple: "True stories of downwardly mobile Jews plucked out of Yiddish dailies," writes Portnoy, "not only help expand our conception of the world but also explode many of our preconceived ideas about it" (23).
The middle class has done relatively worse." In the last decade, the percentage of downwardly mobile Egyptians has actually exceeded the number of upwardly mobile Egyptians, she added.
Downwardly mobile model Charlotte, 35, finds herself at odds with her own life after getting into a calamitous car accident.
Some of the views posited by authors include the notion that millennials are "the first downwardly mobile generation in US history." Many other interesting and challenging observations and conclusions about millennials leap forth from this fascinating melange of papers and articles.
If race becomes a prime identity for downwardly mobile white people, well, there still are a lot more whites than other colors in the rainbow.
As a populist, Trump has exploited the justifiable economic discontent that has become so widespread in recent years, as many Americans have become downwardly mobile amid soaring inequality.
Social mobility measured in terms of income distribution can only work if some people move downwards and, as Coyle's paper highlights, there is no shortage of work for the downwardly mobile. Its availability may increase further should Brexit lead to the loss of EU migrants in low-skilled sectors (Rolfe and Hudson-Sharp, 2016).
Just three of the stupefying storylines currently turning downwardly mobile Corrie into Sleepy Hollow.
Local cultures at different regional courts made it possible for blacks such as Anton Wilhelm Amo to be potentially upwardly or downwardly mobile.
The childhood that Skelton describes is traced by a Joycean downwardly mobile family existence.
It preaches what others -- including the 43 percent of non-college-educated whites who consider themselves downwardly mobile -- are supposed to practice.