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The better half dwells around the fact that workers had influence similar to other folks in New York hence making it progressive, a cultural center and an economic hub. The strength of labor unions and its influence on politics years after the World War II led to the rise of politics which was social democratic hence making New York special (Freeman 20).
In his book, Joshua explains that working people in New York now can access better health care, education opportunities are available, affordable housing and the working conditions have improved. These services were only reserved for the working-class who constituted of the upper and middle classes. In that case the working people are able to enjoy benefits such as vacations, cars, higher education, pensions and better homes.
Working people according to Freeman are able to join welfare programs and also join civil rights societies. In the working-class New York, only the upper and middle class would join such programs. These unions are able to fight for the rights of working people unlike during the working-class New York era where workers would be laid off without prior notice. Imposing of tuition during the working-class New York era changed for working people, during this era the working class did not get free higher education, and emergency loans did not reach the working class (28).
Since the World War II, New York has become more equitable towards the working class, according to freeman, the working people are considered with a more realistic path. There has been more liberation towards the working people of post World War II New York arising from the formation of labor movements. The mass transit in New York has become easy to use post World War II. This also includes the fact that it is cheaper to commute for the working people. Due to the labor movements been introduced, working people in factories has become better in terms of good working conditions and there has been
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In Carlyle’s Book III Chapter XI of Past and Present, the author imparts his view of the English society during the mid-eighteenth century in a sermon-like manner to implicate the negative observations he has of the social system during his time. In addition, Carlyle provides readers with some insights about the value of working, which every person, whether blue or white-collared, should ponder on.
Pollack talks about ways and means of using measurement to dictate what will happen in the future, there are reasonable estimates in the scope of science that can measure the probabilities of the future.
These women continued to speak with Skeggs over a twelve year period, where she noted they went into further employment and also started families of their own. These women were all what Skeggs refers to as working class, however none of them wanted to own up to the label.
Naturally, Zola's novel describes working conditions of the coal miners but it would be reducing to consider Germinal only as a portrayal of a social class. While reading Germinal, it may seem natural to ask ourselves if the way the miners are described reinforces or challenges the assumptions about the working class.
He specifically makes mention of a young couple, barely eighteen years of age who engage in an interlocking embrace in the glare of public view and kiss each other passionately, quite oblivious of the hustle and bustle around them and are only aware of each other and no one else.
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