affluent worker

affluent worker

the new type of affluent manual worker (see AFFLUENT SOCIETY), said to be distinguished by new patterns of voting behaviour and detachment from ‘traditional’ working-class loyalties and movement from ‘traditional’ working-class locations. This EMBOURGEOISEMENT THESIS, however, was challenged in a major study of the CLASS LOCATIONS and CLASS IMAGERY of industrial workers by GOLDTHORPE, LOCKWOOD, et al. (1968a &b, 1969).
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The affluent worker population will provide a major source of customers and, being located near a tube station, the store is well positioned to serve this demand
1) This view of older people is part of a widespread ageism which narrowly conceptualises later life as a problem either of health and welfare which will impact on the burdened tax payer, or of older people reaping a harvest of plenty at the expense of the less affluent worker.
And there is no shortage of takers as every night, affluent workers warm up in the bars of Lan Kwai Fong before moving on to the seedier Wan Chai.
The BBC's Great British Class Survey three years ago claimed these three had become seven with a 6% elite at the top, followed by established middle class, technical middle class, new affluent workers, traditional working class, emergent service workers and, down at the bottom, the most deprived 15% who were labelled the precariat.
There is a related issue that the cost of housing in Silicon Valley limits the ability of less affluent workers from locating there.
Fourth, there is a class of new affluent workers, which has cultural interests and stands in the middle in terms of wealth.
have now discovered that there are not three classes - upper, middle and lower - but seven, comprising the privileged elite, the established middle class, the technical middle class, new affluent workers, the traditional working class, emergent service workers and the "precariat", or precarious proletariat, at the bottom.
Academics identified the categories - elite, established middle class, technical middle class, new affluent workers, traditional working class, emergent service workers and the precariat - after a BBC survey of 160,000 people.
Bernard Hogan-Howe, the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, said many affluent workers are working in roles, including surgeons, teachers and drivers, where cocaine use risks lives.
He also urged the affluent workers of PML-Q to come forward to assist the people in the flood-hit areas and play their responsible role to rescue the flood affected people.
The churchmen who are urging affluent workers to move from the leafy suburbs into the inner city have their hearts in the right place.