Since 1960 Dag Østerberg had the distinction of being a leading social theoretician and a versatile, intellectual in Norway, who made lasting contributions especially in sociology and social philosophy.
The concept of the “middle class” is crucial for the liberal-capitalist ideology.
Words are delicate objects. They are prone to wear and tear and their fortunes wax and wane like those of heroes and villains. Society is one such word. Society refers to the population of a country, i.e. British Society.