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The Great British class calculator

Professor Mike Savage from the London School of Economics and Professor Fiona Devine from the University of Manchester

No longer the simple, ‘upper, middle and lower’ classes, as the┬ábrilliant TV sketch from the David Frost programme with “Barker: “I look up to him [Cleese] because he is upper class, but I look down on him [Corbett] because he is lower class”. Corbett: “I know my place”.

“Mike Savage and Fiona Devine examined class in a brand new way

Continue reading the main storyMike Savage from the London School of Economics and Fiona Devine from the University of Manchester describe their findings from The Great British Class Survey. Their results identify a new model of class with seven classes ranging from the Elite at the top to a ‘Precariat’ at the bottom”.