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The new middle classes : life-styles, status claims, and political orientations

Author: Arthur Joseph Vidich
Publisher: Basingstoke ; London : Macmillan, 1995.
Series: Main trends of the modern world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume is designed first to provide a theoretical orientation and historical perspective on the rise of the middle classes in modern civilization, and second, to portray the social and political  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Joseph Vidich
ISBN: 0333617592 9780333617595
OCLC Number: 799417464
Notes: Scritti di vari.
Description: xi, 405 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface ; R.Jackall & A.J.Vidich - Acknowledgements - Notes on the Contributors - Introduction - PART I EMERGENCE OF THE NEW MIDDLE CLASSES: THEORETICAL PROBLEMS AND HISTORICAL CHANGES - The Discovery of the New Middle Classes; V. Burris - The New Middle Classes; E.Lederer & J.Marschak - Middle Class Notions and Lower Class Theory; H.Speier - The Growth of the New Middle Classes; A.Giddens - PART II THE STATUS SPHERE AND THE PSYCHOLOGY OF CLASSES - The Status Sphere; H.H.Gerth & C.Wright Mills - The Foundations of Social Rank and Respect; H.Speier - Bureaucracy and Masked Class Membership; H.Speier - Economic Class, Status and Personality; J.Bensman & A.J.Vidich - PART III THE NEW MIDDLE CLASSES IN THE UNITED STATES - The New Middle Class I; C.Wright Mills - The New Middle Class II; C.Wright Mills - The Transformation of the Black Middle Class; A.S.Evans Jr - Changes in the Life Styles of American Classes; J.Bensman & A.J.Vidich - PART IV THE NEW CLASS SYSTEM IN THE UNITED STATES LIFE STYLES AND POLITICAL ORIENTATIONS - The New Class System and Its Life Styles; J.Bensman & A.J.Vidich - Liberalism and the New Middle Classes ; A.J.Vidich & J.Bensman - The New Conservatism: Political Ideology and Class Structure; M.W.Hughey - The Politics of the Middle Class in a National Crisis: The Case of Watergate; A.J.Vidich - Class and Politics in an Epoch of Declining Abundance; A.J.Vidich - Index
Series Title: Main trends of the modern world.
Responsibility: edited by Arthur J. Vidich.


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