x

Our Privacy Policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy.

Structure of Social Stratification in the United States

ISBN-10: 0205530524
ISBN-13: 9780205530526
Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)
Authors: Leonard Beeghley
List price: $136.73 Buy it from $125.77
eBook available
This item qualifies for FREE shipping

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

New Starting from $154.05
eBooks Starting from $54.69
Rent
Buy
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Sociology Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $136.73
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 5/9/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Leonard Beeghley (PhD, University of California at Riverside) is professor of sociology, emeritus, at the University of Florida. He is the author of a number of books, primarily in the area of stratification and social policy issues. He has written many articles in research journals and has served in editorial positions for several publishers. He has served on committees within the American Sociological Association.

Preface
Sociology and Stratification
Theoretical Perspectives on Stratification
Karl Marx
Max Weber
Kingsley Davis and Wilbert Moore
Ralf Dahrendorf
Gerhard Lenski
A Strategy for the Study of Stratification
Historical and International Dimensions of Stratification
Levels of Analysis and Stratification
Power and Stratification
Social Class and Stratification: Occupational Prestige and Class Identification
Occupational Prestige
Occupational Prestige in the United States
The Meaning of Occupational Prestige
Racial/Ethnic and Gender Differences in Occupational Prestige
The Stability of Occupational Prestige over Time
The Stability of Occupational Prestige across Societies?
Class Identification
Patterns of Class Identification
The Meaning of Class Identification
A Note on Employed Married Women
Social Class and Stratification: Mobility and Status Attainment
Social Mobility
Social Mobility in the United States
Social Mobility in Other Nations
Social Structure and Mobility
The Reproduction of the Class Structure
International Variations in Mobility
Status Attainment
Status Attainment in the United States
Status Attainment in Other Nations
The Individual and Status Attainment
A Vignette
Socialization and Status Attainment
Gender and Stratification
Dimensions of Gender Stratification
Gender Stratification in the United States
Gender Stratification in Other Nations
Some Consequences of Gender Stratification
Authority and Gender
Victimization and Gender
The Individual and Gender Stratification
Women''s Choices
Discrimination against Women
Social Structure and Gender Stratification
The Decline of Gender Stratification
The Continuation of Gender Stratification
Race/Ethnicity and Stratification
Dimensions of Racial and Ethnic Stratification
Racial and Ethnic Stratification in the United States
Racial and Ethnic Stratification in Other Nations
Some Consequences of Racial and Ethnic Inequality
The Individual and Racial and Ethnic Stratification
Public Place Discrimination
Discrimination by Organizations
Social Structure and Racial and Ethnic Stratification
Historical Variations in Racial and Ethnic Group Mobility
Racial and Ethnic Stratification Today
Political Participation and Power
Types of Political Participation
Voting
Partisanship
Unruliness
The Rate of Voting
Voting in the United States
Voting in Other Nations
The Role of Money in Elections
The Cost of Winning
Money, Winning, and Reelection
Where Does the Money Come From? Two Examples
Social Structure and Political Participation
The Structure of Voting
The Sources of Partisanship
Money and Anomie
The Rich
The Characteristics of the Rich
Counting the Rich
The Basis of Great Wealth
Top Wealthholders
The Historical Trend in the Distribution of Wealth
The Kuznets Hypothesis
The Colonial Era
The Nineteenth Century
The Twentieth Century
The Trend Since 1980
The Origin and Expansion of Wealth
Power and Wealth Inequality
Social Class and Lifestyle
The Middle Class
Social Class and Job Perquisites
Private Pensions
Medical Insurance
Sick Leave
Disability Insurance
Vacation and Personal Leave Time
Top Level Perquisites
Power and Job Perquisites
Social Class, Income Inequality, and Income Transfers
Social Class and Income
Trends in Income Inequality
Tax Expenditures and Income Inequality
Power and Income Inequality
Social Class and Lifestyle
The Working Class
Social Class and Occupation
Working-Class and Middle-Class Occupations
Social Class and Job Setting
Social Class and Job Security
The Human Consequences of Unemployment
A Note on the Meaning of Work
Economic Deprivation
Psychological Stress
Familial Disruption
Social Class and Lifestyle
On the Working Class
The Poor
Dimensions of Poverty
Poverty in the United States
Poverty in Other Nations
The Measurement of Poverty
Are the Poor Really Poor?
Public Assistance and Poverty
Characteristics of Public Assistance Programs
The Paradox of Public Assistance
The Benefits of Poverty
The Individual and Poverty
Age
Race and Ethnicity
Family Characteristics
Low-Wage Job Skills
Work Experience
Social Structure and Poverty
The Long-Term Fall in the Poverty Rate
The U.S
Poverty Rate Today
Concluding Comments
The United States in Global Context
Poverty and Inequality in the United States and Developing Nations
Inequality in the United States and Western Nations
Some Practical Strategies for Reducing Inequality
Reflections on the Study of Stratification
Objectivity in the Study of Stratification
Research Methods in the Study of Stratification
Paradox in the Study of Stratification
Appendix: Hypothesis Discussed in The Structure of Social Stratification in the United States
References
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×