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The Proletarian Dream: Working-class Culture in Modern Germany - Not Even Past
Search form Search. Daniel Sheehan, Reporter Staff. Don't have to work, inherited your house, plus estate - upper class.
Eric Robbie, Stroud, Glos. THE difference between the classes is in their relationship with society's institutions.
- the working class.
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The working classes do what the system sets out for them. The middle classes invent, operate and belong to the system.
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The upper classes tolerate the system but know the right people to speak to if they feel the need to bypass any part of it. The underclass often overlooked don't have any relationship with the system at all. Similarly, for example, working-class attitudes on school are: "Keep your head down and your mouth shut - if they don't notice you, then you can't get into trouble.
THE last two of these three terms are confusing. The important division is between working class and owning class. Members of the owning class own enough so that they do not have to work to stay alive, while members of the working class have to sell their work to survive. The point about the owning class is not that they are richer than the rest of us, but that they own the things that generate wealth without them having to work: essentially, land and buildings giving them income from rent and businesses giving them income from the sale of goods or services.
The only sure way to ensure your place in the owning class is to choose your parents carefully. Raphael Salkie, Brighton.
The Working-Class Movement in America
RICH HALL, a US stand-up comic, explained: when you go to work in the morning, if your name is on the front of the building, you're upper class; if your name is on your desk, you're middle class; and if your name is on your shirt, you're working class. Bill Harvey, Edinburgh.
We shouldn't. Garrick Alder, London I grew up living in council houses, I went to the local comprehensive and now I am a groundworker for a building firm. I get paid weekly and I live in rented accomodation. This should, in most peoples' opinion, make me Working Class.