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Class Counts, Student Edition.

Author: Erik Olin Wright
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Studies in Marxism and social theory.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This textbook provides a lively and penetrating exploration of the concept of class and its relevance for understanding a wide range of issues in contemporary society. Erik Olin Wright combines a sophisticated account of central and enduring questions in social theory with practical analyses of detailed social problems.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Olin Wright
ISBN: 9780511049132 0511049137
OCLC Number: 437250377
Description: 1 online resource (311 pages).
Contents: Preliminaries; Contents; Preface to student edition; Preface to original edition; Acknowledgments; 1. Class analysis; 2. Class structure; 3. The transformation of the American class structure, 1960"1990; 4. The fall and rise of the American petty bourgeoisie; 5. The permeability of class boundaries; 6. Conceptualizing the interaction of class and gender; 7. Individuals, families and class analysis; 8. The noneffects of class on the gendered division of labor in the home; 9. The gender gap in workplace authority; 10. A general framework for studying class consciousness and class formation. 11. Class structure, class consciousness and class formation in Sweden, the United States and Japan12. Confirmations, surprises and theoretical reconstructions; References; Index of names; Index of subjects.
Series Title: Studies in Marxism and social theory.

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This textbook provides a lively and penetrating exploration of the concept of class and its relevance for understanding a wide range of issues in contemporary society. Erik Olin Wright combines a sophisticated account of central and enduring questions in social theory with practical analyses of detailed social problems.

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