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Great divides : readings in social inequality in the United States

Author: Thomas M Shapiro
Publisher: Mountain View, Calif. : Mayfield Pub., 1998.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas M Shapiro
ISBN: 1559348348 9781559348348
OCLC Number: 37442596
Description: xiv, 442 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The diminishing American dream / Sheldon Danziger and Peter Gottschalk --
Why inequality? / Claude S. Fischer [and others] --
The equality dilemma : fair play or fair shares? / William Ryan --
Manifesto of the Communist Party / Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels --
Classes / Karl Marx --
Class, status, party / Max Weber --
Capitalism, patriarchy, and job segregation by sex / Heidi Hartmann --
A theory of ethnic antagonism : the split labor market / Edna Bonacich --
The division of labor and occupational stratification / Donald J. Treiman --
Sponsored and contest mobility and the school system / Ralph H. Turner --
Some principles of stratification / Kingsley Davis and Wilbert E. Moore --
Some principles of stratification : a critical analysis / Melvin M. Tumin --
The uses of undeservingness / Herbert J. Gans --
A general framework for the analysis of class / Erik Olin Wright --
The primary effects of scientific management / Harry Braverman --
Mass production in postmodern times / Richard J. Barnet and John Cavanagh --
The structure of power in American society / C. Wright Mills --
Sociopolitical pluralism / Marvin E. Olsen --
The American upper class / G. William Domhoff --
Economic self-sufficiency in present-day America / John E. Schwarz and Thomas J. Volgy --
Race and the rise of ethnicity / Lillian B. Rubin --
The crisis of the American dream / Bennett Harrison and Barry Bluestone --
The bureaucratic burden / David M. Gordon --
The politics of generational division / Katherine Newman --
The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line / W.E.B. Du Bois --
The truly disadvantaged / William Julius Wilson --
A sociology of wealth and racial inequality / Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro --
A history of multicultural America / Ronald Takaki --
A piece of the pie : occupational trends / Stanley Lieberson --
The continuing causes of segregation / Douglas S. Massey and Nancy A. Denton --
Black wealth/white wealth / Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro --
The immigrant enclave : theory and empirical examples / Alejandro Portes and Robert D. Manning --
Job competition between immigrants and African Americans / Paul Ong and Abel Valenzuela, Jr. --
"Night to his day" : the social construction of gender / Judith Lorber --
White privilege and male privilege : a personal account of coming to see correspondences through work in women's studies / Peggy McIntosh --
The politics of motherhood / Jill Quadagno --
The ceiling and the wall : the double barrier to the top / Ann M. Morrison [and others] --
No man's land : introduction / Kathleen Gerson --
Women, men, and work in the twenty-first century / Barbara F. Reskin and Irene Padavic --
Comparable worth : an overview / Elaine Sorensen --
The vital link : prep schools and higher education / Peter W. Cookson, Jr. and Caroline Hodges Persell --
The savage inequalities of public education in New York / Jonathan Kozol --Failing at fairness : hidden lessons / Myra Sadker and David Sadker --
Common ground : diver / J. Anthony Lukas.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Thomas M. Shapiro.

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