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Class and space : the making of urban society

Author: N J Thrift; Peter Williams
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis, 2015.
Series: Routledge library editions., Social theory.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is abut the place of space in the study of class formation. It consists of a set of papers that fix on different aspects of the human geography of class formation at different points in the history of Britain and the United States over the course of the last 200 years. The book shows that the geography of class formation is a valuable and cross-disciplinary tool in the study of modern societies,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thrift, Nigel.
Class and Space (RLE Social Theory) : The Making of Urban Society.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: N J Thrift; Peter Williams
ISBN: 9781317652083 1317652088 9781315763705 1315763702
OCLC Number: 890090508
Description: 1 online resource (437 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; 1 The geography of class formation; PART ONE THE NINETEENTH CENTURY; 2 Introduction: The geography of nineteenth-century class formation; 3 Class, place and industrial revolution; 4 Class, behaviour and residence in nineteenth-century society: the lower middle class in Huddersfield in 1871; 5 Home ownership, subsistence and historical change: the mining district of West Cornwall in the late nineteenth century. 6 Constituting class and gender: a social history of the home, 1700-1901PART TWO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY; 7 Introduction: The geography of late twentieth-century class formation; 8 The growth of scientific management: transformations in class structure and class struggle; 9 Knowing your place: Class, politics and ethnicity in Chicago and Birmingham, 1890-1983; 10 Spatial development processes: organized or disorganized?; 11 The affluent homeowner: labour-market position and the shaping of housing histories; Bibliography; Index of Names; Subject Index.
Series Title: Routledge library editions., Social theory.
Responsibility: edited by Nigel Thrift and Peter Williams.

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Brings together material from social history, human geography, sociology, politics and anthropology to establish cross-disciplinary perspectives on class formation and conflict.  Read more...

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