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Rigging the game : how inequality is reproduced in everyday life

Author: Michael Schwalbe
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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The roots of inequality -- Rigging the game -- The valley of the nine families (a story) -- Arresting the imagination -- Smoke screen (a story) -- Regulating the action -- Interview with Rania O (an account) -- Escaping the inequality trap.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Schwalbe
ISBN: 9780190216405 0190216409
OCLC Number: 906086257
Description: xiv, 334 Seiten . ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface: Welcome to the ConversationIntroduction: Thinking Sociologically About Inequality Chapter 1: The Roots of Inequality Chapter 2: Rigging the Game Chapter 3: The Valley of the Nine Families (a story) Chapter 4: Arresting the Imagination Chapter 5: Smoke Screen (a story) Chapter 6: Regulating the Action Chapter 7: Interview with Rania O (an account) Chapter 8: Escaping the Inequality Trap Acknowledgments Index
Responsibility: Michael Schwalbe, North Carolina State University.

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The roots of inequality -- Rigging the game -- The valley of the nine families (a story) -- Arresting the imagination -- Smoke screen (a story) -- Regulating the action -- Interview with Rania O (an account) -- Escaping the inequality trap.

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