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English citations of embourgeoisement



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  1. (chiefly British) The taking-up of middle-class attitudes or values; bourgeoisification;
    • 1972: American Sociological Association, Contemporary Sociology, pp44{1} & {2} & 86{3}
      {1}…sophisticated testing of the “embourgeoisement” hypothesis than Goldthorpe and Lockwood’s “Affluent Worker” series, since it focuses on the inter-relationships of real groups rather than the approximation of affluent workers to an unsubstantiated model…
      {2}Yet, in a fashion similar to the “Affluent Worker”, MacKenzie constructs a theory of embourgeoisement that is far too narrow historically and consequently, sociologically unsatisfactory.
      {3}…class culture, embourgeoisement, affluence and parliamentary politics.
    • 1977: The Institute of Caribbean Studies of the University of Puerto Rico (Río Piedras Campus), Caribbean Studies, pp149{1}, 150{2}, 151{3}, & 163{4}
      {2}Put another way, the embourgeoisement thesis is positing that through a process of income redistribution and occupational mobility capitalist society will see a gradual disintegration…
      {3}…to the embourgeoisement debate by providing some data on occupational mobility and career orientations5 in Trinidad and Tobago society.
      {4}We could therefore reasonably conclude that the embourgeoisement thesis finds support in this particular aspect of this research on all but one of the five…
    • 1983: Russell Duncan Lansbury & Robert Spillane, Organisational Behaviour: The Australian Context, pp140{1} & 146{2} (Longman Cheshire, ISBN 0582714885
      {1}Goldthorpe’s arguments and the ‘embourgeoisement thesis’ have spawned many research studies. Russell Lansbury investigated differences blue- and white-collar workers in social outlook.13
      {2}See also R. Kriegler, ‘Some Notes Towards Researching the Embourgeoisement Thesis in Australia’, Australia and New Zealand Journal of Sociology, Vol. 13, 1977 pp. 224–30.
    • 2001: Peter Meusburger & Heike Jöns, Transformations in Hungary: Essays in Economy and Society, p161{1}, {2}, & {3} (Springer; ISBN 3790814121 (10), ISBN 978-3790814125 (13))
      {1}The situation in Serbia can be explained by the theory of interrupted embourgeoisement.
      {2}In Russia, however, several generations passed without experiencing the private economy, so the theory of interrupted embourgeoisement does not apply.
      {3}In Hungary, however, the effect of interrupted embourgeoisement was considerably weakened by the fact that due to the early reforms financial and social capital, as well as experience with the market economy had been acquired by those in favourable positions (with higher education, more marketable knowledge, better connections).
    • 2003: Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason, p282 (Penguin 2004)
      The upstart genre of the novel also marks a decisive embourgeoisement and feminization of culture.
    • 2007: Lesley Thomas, The Observer: Before you sneer at Fergie…, Sunday the 30th of September
      We mould our children stealthily, force-feeding them allegorical Japanese films from Studio Gibley when they may prefer Shrek; packing them off to toddler yoga when they’d like to be at ballet reinforcing gender stereotypes. As for academic aspirations, check out any ‘up-and-coming’ area of London and witness the parents responsible for the local embourgeoisement elbowing their way into the best state schools.