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Class Counts: Comparative Studies in Class Analysis

Class Counts: Comparative Studies in Class Analysis

by Erik Olin Wright, Jon Elster, G. A. Cohen


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ISBN-13: 9780521553872
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/28/2015
Series: Studies in Marxism and Social Theory Series
Pages: 621
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Class analysis; Part I. The Class Structure of Capitalism and its Transformations: 2. Class structure in comparative perspective; 3. The transformation of the American class structure, 1960-90; 4. The fall and rise of the petty bourgeoisie; Part II. The Permeability of Class Boundaries: 5. Class-boundaries permeability: conceptual and methodological issues; 6. Permeability of class boundaries to intergenerational mobility; 7. Cross-class friendships; 8. Cross-class families; Part III. Class and Gender: 9. Conceptualizing the interaction of class and gender; 10. Individuals, families and class analysis; 11. The non-effects of class on the gendered division of labor in the home; 12. The gender gap in workplace authority; Part IV. Class Structure and Class Consciousness; 13. A general framework for studying class consciousness and class formation; 14. Class consciousness and class formation in Sweden, the United States and Japan; 15. Class, state employment and consciousness; 16. Temporality, class structure and class consciousness; Part V. Conclusion; 17. Confirmations, surprises and theoretical reconstructions; Index.

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