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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The social process whereby people move from being either an employer, unemployed or self-employed, to being employed as wage labor by an employer.

Usage examples (32)
  • (what was we called) "proletarianization" - which, in essence, meant preparing ourselves (as best we could) to do work outside familiar left and student circles, and...
  • "proletarianization" - an atmosphere of "mutual and collective criticism" where we worked on transformation, on work on to actually representing/embodying our politics,...
  • The shift in emphasis reflected the related changes in the party and the society at large: the absorption of the labour aristocracy in the white elite; the...
  • Some of this trend of "proletarianization," as I mentioned in the essay, involved some misconceptions and some social conservatism. for more
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