Workplace changes

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Meritocracy
Progress is based on ability and talent rather than on class privilege or wealth
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White Collar work
Work usually does not involve manual labour and expected to dress formally
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Cultural Capital
Ideas and knowledge that people draw upon as they participate in social life. E.g. knowing how to 'dress for succes' and speak politely
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Proletarianization
Some middle-class occupations increasingly resemble working-class jobs, resulting in a downward social mobility for some segments of the middle class
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Primary industries
The economy manufactures finished goods E.g.engineering, textile production, breweries and bottlers
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Card 2

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Work usually does not involve manual labour and expected to dress formally

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White Collar work

Card 3

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Ideas and knowledge that people draw upon as they participate in social life. E.g. knowing how to 'dress for succes' and speak politely

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

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Some middle-class occupations increasingly resemble working-class jobs, resulting in a downward social mobility for some segments of the middle class

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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The economy manufactures finished goods E.g.engineering, textile production, breweries and bottlers

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Preview of the back of card 5

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