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Because the individualism and competitiveness of the market stimulates the desire of middle-class parents to secure a future for their children in unpredictable conditions (Brown, 1997), whiteness converges with middle-classness to bring about ultimate advantage.
In the literature discussed above, middle-classness is constituted as practice and accomplished through both material and symbolic means.
From the ways that Jews classified themselves as part of the middle class to their participation--whether as authors or examples--in postwar social criticism, it is impossible to ignore the multilayered anxiety that Jews felt about middle-classness.
Why did the vast majority of Americans classify themselves as middle class, so much so that a Jewish sociologists could proclaim Jews' middle-classness an indication of their acceptance into the majority culture?
The White middle-class privileges outlined in this article illustrate some possible ways in which middle-classness can be enacted in an individual's daily life.
My aim is to shed light both on middle-classness and the roles of law and the state in defining, maintaining, and validating it.
Instead of an intersection, it might be more helpful at this point to think of the link between bourgeois middle-classness and whiteness in terms of Hortense Spillers's concept of saturation, which Robyn Wiegman reads as an "insistence that categories don't simply overlap but so thoroughly saturate one another that gender .
Mass-market women's magazines at the turn of the century competed with each other, but as a group they did also work collectively; both their differences and resemblances helped to redefine women's middle-classness to suit the expanding national market.
A seminar leader encourages would-be participants "to develop positions regarding such questions as Shakespeare's incipient middle-classness rather than to present readings of individual plays.