Social Class: How Does It Work?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780871545060
  • Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
  • Publication date: 7/28/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 388
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Conceptions of Social Class

Introduction Taking Stock of Class Annette Lareau Lareau, Annette 3

Ch. 1 How Class Works: Objective and Subjective Aspects of Class Since the 1970s Michael Hout Hout, Michael 25

Ch. 2 Are There Social Classes? A Framework for Testing Sociology's Favorite Concept David B. Grusky Grusky, David B. Kim A. Weeden Weeden, Kim A. 65

Pt. II Social Class in Daily Life: How Does It Work?

Ch. 3 Education-Based Meritocracy: The Barriers to Its Realization John Goldthorpe Goldthorpe, John Michelle Jackson Jackson, Michelle 93

Ch. 4 Class and the Transition to Adulthood Annette Lareau Lareau, Annette Elliot B. Weininger Weininger, Elliot B. 118

Ch. 5 Breaking the Class Monolith: Understanding Class Differences in Black Adolescents' Attachment to Racial Identity Karyn Lacy Lacy, Karyn Angel L. Harris Harris, Angel L. 152

Ch. 6 Bringing Sibling Differences In: Enlarging Our Understanding of the Transmission of Advantage in Families Dalton Conley Conley, Dalton 179

Ch. 7 Class and Politics Jeff Manza Manza, Jeff Clem Brooks Brooks, Clem 201

Ch. 8 Social Inequality and Health: Future Directions for the Fundamental Cause Explanation Richard M. Carpiano Carpiano, Richard M. Bruce G. Link Link, Bruce G. Jo C. Phelan Phelan, Jo C. 232

Ch. 9 Race, Class, and Neighborhoods Mary Pattillo Pattillo, Mary 264

Ch. 10 What Does Class Inequality Among Women Look Like? A Comparison with Men and Families, 1970 to 2000 Leslie McCall McCall, Leslie 293

Pt. III Reflections on Class

Ch. 11 Logics of Class Analysis Erik Olin Wright Wright, Erik Olin 329

Ch. 12 Two Oppositions in Studies of Class: A Reflection John GoldthorpeGoldthorpe, John 350

Ch. 13 Reflection on "Class Matters" Janny Scott Scott, Janny 354

Ch. 14 Class Notes Roger D. Hodge Hodge, Roger D. 359

Ch. 15 Holding Up a Mirror to a Classless Society Ray Suarez Suarez, Ray 361

Ch. 16 Reading Class Between the Lines (of This Volume): A Reflection on Why We Should Stick to Folk Concepts of Social Class Dalton Conley Conley, Dalton 366

Index 375

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