About the Author
Kazimierz M. Slomczynski is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw, Poland. Tadeusz K. Krauze is Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: TRANSFORMATIONS OF CLASS STRUCTURE, Early Stages of Socialist Industrialization and Changes in Social Class Structure, The Influence of Technical-Economic and Historical-Cultural Contexts on the Differentiation and Integration of Social Classes, Urbanization and Resulting Changes in Class Structure and Education, PART TWO: SOCIAL MOBILITY, Transformations of Social Structure and Social Mobility in Poland, Intergenerational Mobility in Cities, The Role of Education in the Process of Intragenerational Mobility, PART THREE: CLASS CONSCIOUSNESS AND CLASS INTERESTS, Relations between Classes and Perception of Social Class Distance, Evaluations of Individual Earnings and Family Income, Power in the Value Systems of Selected Social Groups, Labor Unions and the Working Class: An Analysis of Participation in Power, Bibliography: Class Structure and Stratification Processes in Poland, 1956-1976