Social Classes and Social Relations in Britain, 1850-1914

Social Classes and Social Relations in Britain, 1850-1914

by Alastair J. Reid
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521552788

ISBN-13: 9780521552783

Pub. Date: 04/28/2013

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Alastair Reid provides a clear guide to debates about the analysis of British social classes and social relations in the second half of the nineteenth century. He distinguishes among the wealth-holding, political power, and cultural influence of the ruling class; he summarizes the recent literature on changes in skills and incomes of different groups within the

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Overview

Alastair Reid provides a clear guide to debates about the analysis of British social classes and social relations in the second half of the nineteenth century. He distinguishes among the wealth-holding, political power, and cultural influence of the ruling class; he summarizes the recent literature on changes in skills and incomes of different groups within the working classes; and he divides the debate on social relations into distinct emphases on coercion, control and consent.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521552783
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2013
Series:
New Studies in Economic and Social History Series, #19
Edition description:
1st Cambridge University Press ed
Pages:
82
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables; Acknowledgment; Note on references; 1. Introduction; 2. The ruling classes; 3. The working classes; 4. Social relations; 5. Conclusions; Select Bibliography; Index.

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