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Author Crompton, Rosemary
Title Class and stratification : an introduction to current debates / Rosemary Crompton
Imprint Cambridge, UK : Polity Press : Malden, MA, USA : Blackwell, 1998
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  305.5 C8807 1998    AVAILABLE    30500100917478
 Mo  305.5 C945 1998    AVAILABLE    30550100269529
 CAPAS-in ET lib.  HT609 C77 1998    AVAILABLE    30620020018411
 人文社會聯圖  HT609 .C77 1998    AVAILABLE    30610020051215
Edition 2nd ed
Descript xv, 255 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-250) and index
This text argues that class, far from being a thing of the past, is very much alive. Postmodern theories of "post-class" societies are critically examined, as are the most recent contributions of quantitative sociological approaches such as those of Goldthorpe and Wright
1. Explaining Inequality -- 2. Class Analysis: The Classic Inheritance and its Development -- 3. Measuring the 'Class Structure': Goldthorpe and Wright -- 4. Problems of Class Analysis -- 5. Farewell to Social Class? -- 6. Lifestyle, Consumption Categories and Consciousness Communities -- 7. Citizenship, Entitlements and the 'Underclass' -- 8. Retrospect and Prospect
Subject Social classes
Social structure
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