upper-middle-class


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Adj.1.upper-middle-class - occupying the upper part of the middle socioeconomic range in a society
middle-class - occupying a socioeconomic position intermediate between those of the lower classes and the wealthy
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However, only the children from the upper-middle-class background can afford private education.
The PTI's dominant narrative reflects upper-middle-class concerns, eg ending sleaze and misrule, much more than in the PPP and PML-N, or even the MQM which represents the lower middle class.
That's the argument of a new book by Brookings Institution senior fellow Richard Reeves, who points to evidence that upper-middle-class families are hoarding the American dream as they pull away from everyone else on measures of income, education, health, and family structure.
Furthermore, few Americans call themselves upper class, and the percentage who choose the upper-middle-class label is not materially higher than it was from 2000 through 2008.
The very pleasant upper-middle-class suburb of Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, houses 10,000 people per square mile, at which density the entire U.S.
In May 2007, a three-bedroom home with manicured gardens and a swimming pool in the upper-middle-class suburb of Borrowdale cost 4 billion Zimbabwe dollars.
Discover how Kirsten, a White upper-middle-class girl, and Walker, a Black middle-class boy, traverse the trials and tribulations of peer relationships, family problems, jealousy, hurt feelings, being overweight, trusting others, and self-awareness that many adolescents face.
Lacy conducted in-depth interviews with 30 couples (all given fictional names) and mingled extensively in their communities: one that was predominantly White middle-class, one that was pre-dominantly Black middle-class and one that was majority-Black and upper-middle-class. She includes an appendix on her methods.
Unlike other more marginal, earnest, crunchy-granola billeting, this was a solid, upper-middle-class suburban house in a very straight neighborhood far from the homo-heights section of town.
Donovan was born on April 10, 1953 and grew up in upper-middle-class Westport, Connecticut.
IN AN ALARMING sin of omission, pollsters have yet to tell us anything definitive about the so-called Mommy Wars, that haft-imagined battle between the working mothers of overscheduled upper-middle-class children and the stay-at-home mothers of overscheduled upper-middleclass children.
Over the course of the 19th century, Hunter writes, "middle- and upper-middle-class daughters of the urban Northeast stopped doing substantial housework" (11).