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They occupy a contradictory class location between the petty bourgeoisie and the proletariat. Sanderson, Stephen K. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)The main axis of stratification in capitalist societies is the struggle between the bourgeoisie and the proletariat. Sanderson, Stephen K. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Managers and supervisors occupy a contradictory class location between the bourgeoisie and the proletariat. Sanderson, Stephen K. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Members of the petty bourgeoisie employ no workers and therefore cannot rely on the exploitation of labor for their income. Sanderson, Stephen K. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)By implication, class conflict is primarily a struggle between the bourgeoisie and the proletariat. Harrison, David The Sociology of Modernization and Development (1988)There is one basic social class within this simple commodity mode, the petty bourgeoisie. Sanderson, Stephen K. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)The British bourgeoisie always pursued its interests in a transnational context (cf. Overbeek, Henk Global Capitalism and National Decline (1989)Many layers of management, most of it very highly paid, has inserted itself in the gap between the bourgeoisie and the proletariat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I came from a very different stable - Glasgow petty bourgeoisie with no inherited wealth. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Society as a whole is more and more splitting up into two great hostile camps, into two great classes directly facing each other -- bourgeoisie and proletariat. Kishlansky, Mark A. (editor) Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)Unlike the petty bourgeoisie, they employ at least one worker, and therefore at least part of their income is derived from the exploitation of labor power. Sanderson, Stephen K. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)

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