The New Class Society: Goodbye American Dream?

The New Class Society: Goodbye American Dream?

by Earl Wysong Indiana University Kokomo, Robert Perrucci, David Wright

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442205277
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/16/2013
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Earl Wysong is professor of sociology at Indiana University Kokomo. He is a past president of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences and author of High Risk and High Stakes.

Robert Perrucci is professor of sociology at Purdue University, a past president of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, and former editor of the American Sociologist, Social Problems, and Contemporary Sociology.

David Wright is professor of sociology at Wichita State University, where he is also associate provost for academic data systems and strategic planning.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1 Class in America: The Way We Were

2 The New American Class Structure

3 The New Economy and the New Class Structure

4 The Global Economy and Class Inequalities

5 How the Middle Class Died

6 Conflicting Class Interests and Class War

7 The Invisible Class Empire

8 Political Finance: It’s Money That Matters

9 Policy Planning and Classwide Lobbying

10 The Information Industry

11 Educating for Privilege: Dreaming, Streaming, and Creaming

12 The Pacification of Everyday Life

13 The Culture Industry and Pacification

14 Class in the Twenty-first Century

Bibliography

Index

About the Authors

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