This title was first published in 1987: This is the autobiography of Fay Afaf Kanafani, an Arab Muslim woman born in Beirut in 1918. Through telling the story of her difficult life as a woman in such a society and her struggles to free herself from her father, brother and father-in-law, it offers a feminist view of a people and culture.
About the Author
Professor Kazimierz Slomczynski is currently the Director of CONSIRT (Cross-National Studies: Interdisciplinary Research and Training Program at Ohio State.
Table of Contents
Introduction: The Background of Recent Polish Research on Social Stratification. Social Inequality and Social Mobility. Changes in Social Structure and in How It Is Popularly Perceived. The Attainment of Occupational Status: A Model with Multiple Indicator Constructs. Dichotomous Class Images and Worker Radicalism. The Subjective Evaluation of Social Status. The Prestige of Education Value Systems among Occupational Groups. Social Mobility: Actual, Perceived, and Equitable