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Social stratification and inequality : class conflict in historical, comparative, and global perspective

Author: Harold R Kerbo
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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Provides a comprehensive exploration of the economic and social divisions in human societies.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold R Kerbo
ISBN: 9780078111655 007811165X
OCLC Number: 826394783
Description: xiii, 519, [90] p. ; 24 cm
Contents: PART ONE: INTRODUCTION Chapter 1: Perspectives and Concepts in the Study of Social Stratification Chapter 2: Dimensions of Inequality in the United States Chapter 3: Social Stratification in Human Societies: The History of Inequality PART TWO: EXPLANATIONS OF SOCIAL STRATIFICATION: STRATIFICATION THEORIES Chapter 4: Social Stratification Theory: Early Statements Chapter 5: Modern Theories of Social Stratification PART THREE: THE AMERICAN CLASS STRUCTUREChapter 6: The Upper Class Chapter 7: The Corporate ClassChapter 8: The Middle and Working Classes Chapter 9: Poverty and the Political Economy of WelfareChapter 10: Gender Stratification and Inequalities:The Persistence of AscriptionChapter 11: Inequalities of Race and Ethnicity: The Persistence of Ascription PART FOUR: THE PROCESS OF SOCIAL STRATIFICATIONChapter 12: Social Mobility: Class Ascription and AchievementChapter 13: The Process of LegitimationPART FIVE: SOCIAL STRATIFICATION BEYOND THE UNITED STATESChapter 14: The World Stratification System: Dominance and Competition among Core NationsChapter 15: Social Stratification in Japan and Germany: Contrasting Forms of Political-EconomyChapter 16: World Stratification and Globalization: The Poor of This Earth
Responsibility: Harold R. Kerbo.

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