Social Inequalities in Comparative Perspective / Edition 1

Social Inequalities in Comparative Perspective / Edition 1

by Fiona Devine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631226842

ISBN-13: 9780631226840

Pub. Date: 02/23/2004

Publisher: Wiley

This unique collection of original essays brings a comparative perspective to issues of social inequality. First-rate sociologists from around the world have contributed to this exciting and rigorous volume, drawing upon their own research in the fields of race and ethnicity, class and inequality, and gender and sexuality.

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Overview

This unique collection of original essays brings a comparative perspective to issues of social inequality. First-rate sociologists from around the world have contributed to this exciting and rigorous volume, drawing upon their own research in the fields of race and ethnicity, class and inequality, and gender and sexuality.

  • Contains original essays by first-rate scholars on issues of social inequalities around the world
  • Features research and examples from the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, France, Portugal, Finland, and Japan
  • Reviews research on issues of social inequalities from the fields of race, class, and gender
  • Reflects on methodological issues and the strengths of qualitative research
  • Provides students with an important overview of the development of social stratification studies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631226840
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/23/2004
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.28(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Fiona Devine (University Of Manchester ) And Mary C. Waters (Harvard University).

2. Race, Ethnicity And Immigration In The United States: Mary C. Waters (Harvard University).

3. The ‘Language Of Race’, Identity Options And ‘Belonging’ In The Quebec Context: Micheline Labelle (University Of Quebec).

4. Race And Ethnicity In France: Riva Kastoryano (Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique).

5. Racisms, Ethnicities And British Nation Making: Liviu Popoviciu And Mairtin Mac An Ghaill (Both University Of Newcastle).

6. Working Poor, Working Hard: Trajectories At The Bottom Of The American Labor Market: Katherine Newman (Harvard University) And Chauncy Lennon (Columbia University).

7. Class And Social Inequalities In Portugal: From Class Structure To Working Class Practices On The Shop Floor: Elísio Estanque (University Of Coimbra).

8. Understanding Class Inequality In Australia: Bill Martin (Flinders University ) And Judy Wajcman (Australian National University).

9. Talking About Class In Britain: Fiona Devine (University Of Manchester).

10. Research On Gender Stratification In The U.S.: Christine L. Williams (University Of Texas), Patti A. Giuffre (Southwest Texas State University), Kirsten A. Dellinger (University Of Mississippi).

11. The Japanese Paradox: Women’s Voices Of Fulfillment In The Face Of Inequalities: Yuko Ogasawara (Nihon University).

12. Catching Up?:Changing Inequalities Of Gender At Work And In The Family In The UK: Harriet Bradley (University Of Bristol).

13. Gender And Work-Related Inequalities In Finland: Päivi Korvajärvi (University Of Tampere)

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