Reworking Class

Reworking Class

by John W. Hall
     
 

The twelve essays in this volume propose new directions in the analysis of class. John R. Hall argues that recent historical and intellectual developments require reworking basic assumptions about classes and their dynamics. The contributors...See more details below

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The twelve essays in this volume propose new directions in the analysis of class. John R. Hall argues that recent historical and intellectual developments require reworking basic assumptions about classes and their dynamics. The contributors...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801483219
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors
Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction: The Reworking of Class Analysis1
Ch. 1Rethinking, Once Again, the Concept of Class Structure41
Ch. 2Deconstructing and Reconstructing Class Formation Theory: Narrativity, Relational Analysis, and Social Theory73
Ch. 3Statistical Classifications and the Salience of Social Class107
Ch. 4Class Formation and the Quintessential Worker133
Ch. 5Work and Culture in the Reception of Class Ideologies169
Ch. 6The Meaning of Class and Race: French and American Workers Discuss Differences193
Ch. 7Rethinking Cultural and Economic Capital221
Ch. 8Cannery Row: Class, Community, and the Social Construction of History243
Ch. 9World of Capital / Worlds of Labor: A Global Perspective287
Ch. 10Class Location versus Market Interests in Macropolitical Behavior: The Social Origins of the German Nazi Party313
Ch. 11Social Class and the Reemergence of the Radical Right in Contemporary Germany335
Ch. 12Class Analysis and Social Movements: A Critique and Reformulation369
Index399

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