Social Stratification (häftad)
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4 New edition
Westview Press Inc
Weisshaar, Katherine R.
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black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
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1995 g
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Social Stratification (häftad)

Social Stratification

Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective

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Häftad Engelska, 2014-01-28
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The book covers the research on economic inequality, including the social construction of racial categories, the uneven and stalled gender revolution, and the role of new educational forms and institutions in generating both equality and inequality.
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    Daniel Ferreira, 12 april 2015

    Framförallt intressant med en ny ingång vid skiktningsanalyser, med en multidimensionell ansats, vilket kanske främst är en kritik av den mer klassiska och dominerande ansatsen som Goldthorpe står för.

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"A clear and in-depth discussion of how social policy has dealt with issues of poverty and inequality, and is a 'must' for any college-level collection." --The Midwest Book Review Praise for the prior editions: "Even America is not immune to the forces that give rise to class warfare. Now in a thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded third edition, Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective by David B. Grusky continues to be the primary text comprising contributions by leading academicians and researchers on the issues associated with poverty and inequality within the United States. A standard text for more than a decade, this new third edition is an impressive body of sustained and seminal scholarship continues to insure that Social Stratification is an invaluable and emphatically recommended, core addition to professional and academic library Sociological Studies reference collections and supplemental reading lists." --The Midwest Book Review

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David B. Grusky is professor of sociology at Stanford University, director of the Stanford centre on Poverty and Inequality, founder and coeditor of Pathways Magazine, and coeditor of the Stanford University Press Social Inequality Series. His recent books include Occupy the Future, The New Gilded Age, The Great Recession, The Inequality Reader (Westview Press), The Inequality Puzzle, Poverty and Inequality, Mobility and Inequality, Occupational Ghettos, and The Declining Significance of Gender?.Katherine Weisshaar is a Ph.D. candidate in the sociology department at Stanford University. Prior to arriving at Stanford, she graduated from Northwestern University. Her research focuses on gender, families, and income inequality.


Preface and Acknowledgments -- Resources for the Study of Poverty and Inequality -- Introduction -- The Stories We Tell About Inequality -- The Functions and Dysfunctions of Inequality -- Some Principles of Stratification -- Some Principles of Stratification -- Inequality by Design -- Inequality in Comparative Perspective -- Cross-Societal Differences -- A Compressed History of Inequality -- The Welfare State and Redistribution -- Trends in Economic Inequality -- Top Incomes in the Long Run of History -- The Race Between Education and Technology -- Unions, Norms, and the Rise in U.S. Wage Inequality -- Why Is Income Inequality Growing? -- Winner-Take-All Politics -- Leapfrogs and the Surge in Executive Pay -- The Winners of the Third Industrial Revolution -- The Structure of Inequality -- Marxian Theories of Class -- Alienation and Social Classes -- Classes in Capitalism and Pre-Capitalism -- Ideology and Class -- Class and Class Conflict in Industrial Society -- A General Framework for the Analysis of Class Structure -- Class Conflict in the Capitalist World Economy -- Weberian Theories of Class -- Class, Status, Party -- Status Groups and Classes -- Open and Closed Relationships -- The Class Structure of the Advanced Societies -- Marxism and Class Theory -- Is There a Status Order in Contemporary British Society? -- Durkheimian Theories of Class -- The Division of Labor in Society -- The Changing Form of Inequality -- Classic Gradationalism -- Occupational Prestige in Comparative Perspective -- Occupational Grading and Occupational Prestige -- Prestige or Socioeconomic Scales in the Study of Occupational Achievement? -- Socioeconomic Indexes for Occupations -- The New Gradationalism? -- Foundations of a Rent-Based Class Analysis -- From Income Inequality to Economic Inequality -- The Ruling Class, Elites, and the Upper Class -- Classic Statements -- The Ruling Class -- The Power Elite -- Elites and Power -- Contemporary Statements -- Who Rules America? -- The Future of Intellectuals and the Rise of the New Class -- Bobos in Paradise -- Post-Communist Managerialism -- China's Evolving Oligarchy -- Poverty and the Underclass -- The Experience of Poverty -- Nickel and Dimed -- Low-Income Urban Fathers and the "Package Deal" of Family Life -- Poverty and the Economy -- Being Poor, Black, and American -- Poverty and the Great Recession -- The Effects of Politics and Institutions -- How Rich Countries Lift Up the Poor -- Taxing the Poor -- Neighborhoods and Segregation -- American Apartheid -- Legacies of Inequality -- Does Changing Neighborhoods Change Lives? -- The Legacy of Multigenerational Disadvantage -- How Important is Early Childhood? -- Skill Formation and the Economics of Investing in Disadvantaged Children -- The Long Reach of Early Childhood Poverty -- Stressing Out the Poor -- Incarceration and Poverty -- Incarceration and Social Inequality -- Who Gets Ahead? -- Class Mobility -- A Refined Model of Occupational Mobility -- Trends in Class Mobility -- Social Mobility in Europe -- It's a Decent Bet That Our Children Will Be Professors Too -- Income Mobility -- Intergenerational Income Mobility -- Advantage in Comparative Perspective -- Classic Models of Status Attainment -- The Process of Stratification -- Inequality -- Education and Reproduction -- Explaining Educational Differentials -- The Widening Academic Achievement Gap Between the Rich and the Poor -- Nonpersistent Inequality in Educational Attainment -- Determined to Succeed -- Toward a Theory of Inequality in Higher Education -- Does College Still Have Equalizing Effects? -- Who Benefits Most from College? -- The Educational and Early Occupational Attainment Process -- Ain't No Makin' It -- A New Social Psychological Model of Educational Attainment -- Labor Markets -- The Dual Labor Market -- An Outline of a Theory of the Matching of Persons to Jobs -- The Rise of Precarious Work -- Little Labor -- Social Capital, Networks, And Attainment -- The Stre