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Author: Diana Kendall
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Members Only addresses how exclusive private clubs maintain and perpetuate class-based privilege and racial/ethnic and religious segregation, and how such patterns of social exclusion heighten social inequality. Members Only continues Kendall's study of the upper classes, which began with The Power of Good Deeds, and Framing Class.
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Kendall, Diana.
Members Only : Elite Clubs and The Process of Exclusion.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Kendall
ISBN: 9781461640103 1461640105 1299797040 9781299797048
OCLC Number: 856869590
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (202 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; 1 The World of Exclusive Clubs; 2 Exclusion and Snobbery Take a Trip from London to America; 3 How the ""Chosen Few"" Are Chosen; 4 Membership Has Its Privileges; 5 Making Connections: Clubs and Political Networks; 6 Change and Resistance to Change in Membership Policies; 7 Beyond the Walls: The Wider Influence of Elite Clubs; References; Index; About the Author.

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