class fraction

class fraction

(especially MARXISM) a division of any larger CLASS grouping, where differences in economic interests and ideologies lead to differences in lifestyle, political orientation, etc.
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Its final victory calls for the substitution of the armed power of the revolutionary class (or of a major class fraction) to that of the former rulers.
Cultural capital analysis could reveal that, in some crucial ways, knowledge about opera or impressionist painting could operate in a similar way as golf: it gave a certain class or class fraction a set of shared referents, access to a social milieu, and a way of asserting the value of their leisure.
Nevertheless, William Robinson has established a unique position within historical materialist debates on the transnationalisation of production and the concomitant rise of transnational capital as a new leading class fraction. This is through his positing of the emergence of a transnational state (TNS), regarded as a guarantor of capital accumulation at the global level, in transcending the pitfalls of neo-realist analysis of global capitalism (see Robinson 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008).
It spoke for the historical specificity of an emergent generational class fraction rather than a contested people.
Poems in this genre, Matthews notes, lack any strong national sensibility, concentrating instead on 'kingship's impact on a local community or class fraction' (p.
The fact that (a) each representation is based on a subculture within a class fraction, and (b) they're not necessarily the same people thirty years apart, does not seem to bother the myth-makers.
Because Fraction 1 labor is the group most likely to experience coercive workplace controls, to develop alienative bonds to authority, and, consequently, to be more involved in delinquency, placing juveniles whose parents are from a higher class fraction (and thus are predicted to have lower offending levels) into Fraction 1 would contaminate this high delinquency group.
Always prodigal, relentlessly talkative, he holds out the charm, the inexperience, the florid technotalk about pseudoscience as a way of keeping his class fraction of the reading public just on the wrong, that is to say, the right, side of admiring incomprehension.
It drew upon the history of social workers in the twentieth century, exploring the subjectivity of one group of professional, white collar workers as that class fraction emerged in relation to the social history of work, labor and ideology.
I provide a macro-sociology of a range of micro-sociological processes that shape and define a particular professional-managerial class fraction through diffuse cultural formations, practices, ideologies, and ontologies of the self.
A model of accumulation can be discussed when it is possible to identify regularities and priorities regarding the interests of class fractions, economic variables, and policies.
This led, Denning suggests, to reorganized patterns of loyalty and allegiance, which forged an "alliance of social groups and class fractions; by offering a new culture ...