Origin of class consciousness
OTHER WORDS FROM class consciousnessclass-con·scious [klas-kon-shuhs, klahs-], /ˈklæsˈkɒn ʃəs, ˈklɑs-/, adjective
Words nearby class consciousness
How to use class consciousness in a sentence
So you can see that it still makes a difference, and class consciousness does still exist!Class Consciousness Still Makes a Difference|Michael Tomasky|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He held himself slightly aloof with the class consciousness of the West Pointer.Port O' Gold|Louis John Stellman
President Roosevelt has assailed the preachers of class consciousness with all the energy of a confirmed moralizer.Socialism|John Spargo
Having failed to stir a class consciousness, they fell back upon the trade or group consciousness of identical interests.Contemporary American History, 1877-1913|Charles A. Beard
The only encouraging feature in the increasingly sharp feeling of class consciousness among critics is a growing frankness.
Class consciousness has become so acute that it extends even beyond the realms of literature and drama into the field of sports.
Cultural definitions for class consciousness
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.