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Origin of class consciousness
OTHER WORDS FROM class consciousnessclass-con·scious [klas-kon-shuh s, klahs-] /ˈklæsˈkɒn ʃəs, ˈklɑs-/, adjective
Words nearby class consciousness
Example sentences from the Web for class-conscious
This class-conscious novel with a feminist heroine looks better the older it gets.
And the men who ship out as Space Vikings are the least class-conscious of the lot.Space Viking|Henry Beam Piper
We shall have two classes, the class-conscious worker and the class-conscious owner, and they will be at war.New Worlds For Old|Herbert George Wells
In the Trade Union movement which was spreading over the world, he believed he saw this development of class-conscious labour.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
British Dictionary definitions for class-conscious
Derived forms of class-consciousclass-consciousness, noun
Cultural definitions for class-conscious
Identification with other members of one's own class and awareness of its relationship with other classes. According to Marxist theory, the proletariat (see also proletariat) will assume class consciousness when workers realize that they are being exploited by the bourgeoisie; then a proletarian revolution will be inevitable. Contrary to this theory, however, the American working class is primarily socially conservative.