Society and Social Change in 21st Century Europe

Society and Social Change in 21st Century Europe

by Colin Crouch

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137277800
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 08/03/2016
Series: 21st Century Europe
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Colin Crouch is Professor Emeritus of the University of Warwick, UK, external scientific member of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne, Germany, and Vice-President for social sciences of the British Academy.

Table of Contents

Introduction1. Is There a European Society?.- 2. The People of Europe.- 3. Identities: Religion and Ethnicity.- 4. Europeans at Work5. From Occupations to Classes.- 6. Delineating the Class Structures of Contemporary Europe.- 7. The Wider Implications of Class.- 8. How Many Europes?.

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Colin Crouch is, as ever, the supreme guide through the complexities of social life in the societies in which we now live. This is obligatory reading for all who wish to make sense of the social world around us.' - Colin Hay, Sciences Po, Paris, France

'This is a major contribution to our understanding of European societies from one of Europe's foremost scholars. An exemplary combination of contemporary quantitative analysis and deep historical understanding, it convincingly challenges conventional accounts and represents a model of comparative analysis. This will assuredly be a landmark of comparative social science.' – Anthony Heath, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, UK

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