Class allows us to understand inequality not as a consequence of personal failings, but as a socioeconomic issue.
Annie Ernaux is the first French woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Her autofiction masterpiece, The Years, has been called a modern In Search of Lost Time.
The French writer has won the Nobel for literature for her ascetic approach to writing and fearlessness in covering the personal and taboo.
Appeals to social organisation are about knowing one’s place, a particularly English preoccupation.
Your background and life experiences seep into the mind’s eye, quietly shaping whether you believe your dreams can come true.
Meat has been a marker of class and gender divides, sparked scientific revolutions and has been at the centre of wars.
The author of Shuggie Bain returns to the public housing schemes of 1980s working-class Glasgow to explore the redemptive power of secure love and the dangers of violent, dominating masculinity.
A wave of new horror films leant into Tony Blair’s Asbo policy demonising young working class men, portraying them as the monsters that society should be scared of.
Outdated and harmful ideas associated with certain south-east England accents are still pervasive, according to new research.
Australia likes to talk about itself as an egalitarian society but class, of course, exists. And it can have an impact on our romantic relationships, bringing both rewards and conflict.
Research has found that the arts industries are lacking working-class representation and that the barriers to entry start early in life
Focusing solely on home working neglects the fact that most employees in the UK rarely or never worked from home after the pandemic
Despite repeated pledges to improve diversity, data and industry testimony shows that there are fewer people from minority backgrounds getting jobs in the film and TV industries.
A french classic has had a thoroughly modern update, meditating on themes of class, race and colonialism.
A stark divide in the response to the film suggests a deep disconnect between media elites and the rest of the country.
Suburbs are more racially and economically diverse than ever, making them key battlegrounds for the election.
Asking Australians about their favourite art and artists reveals divides between those who like traditional versus contemporary forms. But Indigenous art transcends such categories.
In 1940, when it came to evacuating children to safety in the US and Canada, class divisions still seemed to count.
Even as skin-whitening products rebrand, they are still selling racism under the guise of wellness and youth.
Americans with lower incomes today are less happy than they were 40 years ago. Could the growing class divide be to blame?