"Us" and "Them": Identification and class boundaries

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Summer 2002
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Since ‘othering’ is a crucial part of the process of identity formation, identifications based on factors such as class remain crucial to people’s sense of who they are. ‘Consumers’ do not freely choose their lifestyle, nor do we inhabit a pluralistic society characterised by vague indifference to ‘others’.

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