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Class Inequality: Weberian

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Argued that a section of the working class (skilled manual workers) had adopted the economic and cultural lifestyle of the middle class. This is the "Embourgeoisement Thesis". This suggested that skilled workers had become more like the middle class by supporting bourgeois values and the Conservative party.
Abercrombie & Urry
COMBINE MARXIST & WEBERIAN THEORY. Argue that one half of the middle class is moving close to the upper class but the other half has become working class. For example, clerical workers have little to no control over their work (middle -> working). The middle class is becoming difficult to find between the two.