ISBN-10:
1452203415
ISBN-13:
9781452203416
Pub. Date:
02/13/2014
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
The American Class Structure in an Age of Growing Inequality / Edition 9

The American Class Structure in an Age of Growing Inequality / Edition 9

by Dennis L. Gilbert

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ISBN-13: 9781452203416
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/13/2014
Edition description: Ninth Edition
Pages: 328
Sales rank: 410,843
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dennis Gilbert holds a Ph D from Cornell University and has taught at Cornell, the Universidad Católica in Lima, Peru, and Hamilton College, where he is Professor of Sociology Emeritus. He is also the author of The Oligarchy and the Old Regime in Latin America, 1880 to 1970 (2017), Mexico’s Middle Class in the Neoliberal Era (2007), Sandinistas: The Party and the Revolution (1991), and La Oligarquía Peruana: Historia de Tres Familias (1982).

Table of Contents

About the Author
Preface
Chapter 1. Social Class in America
Chapter 2. Position and Prestige
Chapter 3. Social Class, Occupation, and Social Change
Chapter 4. Wealth and Income
Chapter 5. Socialization, Association, Lifestyles, and Values
Chapter 6. Social Mobility: The Societal Context
Chapter 7. Family, Education, and Career
Chapter 8. Elites, the Capitalist Class, and Political Power
Chapter 9. Class Consciousness and Class Conflict
Chapter 10. The Poor, the Underclass, and Public Policy
Chapter 11. The American Class Structure and Growing Inequality
Glossary
Bibliography
Note on Statistical Sources
Credits
Index

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