Fractured Identities: Changing Patterns of Inequality / Edition 1

Fractured Identities: Changing Patterns of Inequality / Edition 1

by Harriet Bradley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745610846

ISBN-13: 9780745610849

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Wiley

This is a comprehensive introduction to past and current theories of stratification and inequality, covering work on class, gender, race and age.

Overview

This is a comprehensive introduction to past and current theories of stratification and inequality, covering work on class, gender, race and age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745610849
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables.

Introduction.

1. Inequality, fragmentation and identity.

2. Capitalism, modernity and change.

3. Class: beyond Marx?.

4. Gender: rethinking patriarchy.

5. "Race" and ethnicity: 'travelling in the West'.

6. Age: a neglected dimension of stratification.

7. Some international comparisons.

Conclusion.

Fractured identities: processes of fragmentation and polarization in post-industrial capitalist societies.

Bibliography and sources.

Index.

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