Rethinking Class

Overview

This collection considers the growing interest in the issue of culture in sociology and its implications for the study of class relations. Presenting recent empirical research conducted in Britain, Europe, America and Australia on class and the intersection between class, gender and race, it celebrates the emergence of new ways of knowing about social inequalities.

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Overview

This collection considers the growing interest in the issue of culture in sociology and its implications for the study of class relations. Presenting recent empirical research conducted in Britain, Europe, America and Australia on class and the intersection between class, gender and race, it celebrates the emergence of new ways of knowing about social inequalities.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780333968956
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 3/1/2005
  • Pages: 248
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Meet the Author

Fiona Devine is Professor of Sociology, University of Manchester.

Mike Savage is Professor of Sociology and Head of the Department of Sociology at Manchester University.

John Scott is Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex.

Rosemary Crompton is Professor of Sociology and Director of Research at City University.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Rethinking Class Analysis—F.Devine & M.Savage
• The Bourdieu Approach to Class—M.Vester
• Class and Gender Identities—M.Savage, B.Longhurst & G.Bagnall
• Taste in Urban Sexual Regeneration—B.Skeggs
• Memory Magic: How a Working-Class Neighbourhood Became an Imagined Community—T.Blokland
• Social Location and Narratives of Identity: Accounts of Gender, Ethnicity and Class—F.Anthias
• The Changing Social Identities of Australia—T.Phillips & M.Western
• Class Identities in the United States—F.Devine
• New Directions in Class Analysis—R.Crompton & J.Scott

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