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Humanities Fiction: Ethnicity, Gender & Sexuality, Social Class, Disability

Themes of Social Class

Like gender and race, class can be conceptualized as an articulation of power and cultural difference, which is historicized as materially and symbolically inscribed sets of impositions, practices, and personal and collective meanings; simultaneously constitutive of and constituted by social relations and institutional arrangements; and subject to contestation, definition, and redefinition.--"Social Class." Encyclopedia of American Studies