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Class matters : inequality and exploitation in twenty-first century Britain

Author: Charles Umney
Publisher: London : Pluto Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Social class remains a fundamental presence in British life in the twenty-first century. It is woven into the very fabric of social and political discourse, undiminished by the end of mass industry; unaugmented despite the ascendancy of 'ordinary working people' and other substitute phrases. Absent from this landscape, however, is any compelling Marxist expression or analysis of class. In Class Matters, Charles  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Umney, Charles.
Class matters.
London : Pluto Press, 2018
(OCoLC)962353273
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Umney
ISBN: 9781786802453 1786802457 9781786802460 1786802465
OCLC Number: 1036752685
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 206 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
1. The "economy that works for everyone" --
2. Alien powers : class in Marxist thought --
3. Changing class dynamics in Britain --
4. Jobs --
5. Government --
6. Class and equality --
7. Technology --
8. Media and ideology --
9. Conclusion.
Other Titles: Inequality and exploitation in twenty-first century Britain
Responsibility: Charles Umney.

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How class is structured in the call-centres, office blocks and fast-food chains of modern Britain.  Read more...

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'A highly accessible presentation of the transformation of the British economy over the last four decades and the problems facing Britain today. Umney vividly demonstrates the acute relevance of Read more...

 
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