How one defines ‘middle class’ in contemporary Poland depends on what role one expects the middle class to play in the post-communist transformation, argues Polish sociologist Jacek Kurczewski Where some see a ‘new’ middle class emerging in connection with the developing private economy, others see a new upper crust whose interests and lifestyles are alien […]

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