Date of publication: 2017-09-01 10:26
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In the United States—outside of Marxism and anarchism [ 65 ] —the word bourgeois often refers to the social stereotype of the middle classes. It is associated with consumerist lifestyles often emphasising conspicuous consumption and material status. [ 66 ]
Many intellectuals have described proletarianization in advanced capitalism as "the extension of the logic of factory labor to a large sector of services and intellectual professions." [ 6 ]
A famous early satire of certain aspects of the bourgeois personality is Le Bourgeois gentilhomme by Molière. [ 67 ] The bourgeois is a recurring subject matter for Buñuel especially evident in the films Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie and the surrealist master piece L'Âge d'Or . [ 68 ] [ 69 ]
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These terms have stronger connotations of retiring, sitting room culture in European contexts. [ citation needed ] Bourgeois often refers to the cloistering, socially conservative, idle customs [ citation needed ] of the newly rich. [ citation needed ]
In most countries, entitlement to unemployment benefits is conditional on actively looking for work, and that means people, assuming they are not sick, are compelled to seek employment either as salaried worker or as self-employed worker.
There are several more 'tendential laws' of capitalism in the will continue this mini-lecture next week and go on to more encouraging topics after this looks hopeless but hang in-- there will be better we are good and wise enough.