Power of Good Deeds Privileged Women and the Social Reproduction of the Upper Class

ISBN-10: 0742519767
ISBN-13: 9780742519763
Edition: 2002
Authors: Diana Kendall
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List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Diana Kendall is Professor of Sociology at Baylor University, where she has been recognized as an Outstanding Professor. She has taught a variety of courses, including Introduction to Sociology, Sociological Theory (undergraduate and graduate), Sociology of Medicine, Sociology of Law, and Race, Class, and Gender. Previously, she enjoyed many years of teaching sociology and serving as chair of the Social and Behavioral Science Division at Austin Community College. Dr. Kendall's areas of specialization and primary research interests are sociological theory and the sociology of medicine. Her textbooks include SOCIOLOGY AND OUR TIMES (Cengage Learning, 2015), THE POWER OF GOOD DEEDS: PRIVILEGED WOMEN AND THE SOCIAL REPRODUCTION OF THE UPPER CLASS (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002), MEMBERS ONLY: ELITE CLUBS AND THE PROCESS OF EXCLUSION (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008), and FRAMING CLASS: MEDIA REPRESENTATIONS OF WEALTH AND POVERTY IN AMERICA, 2nd Edition (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012). Actively involved in national and regional sociological associations, she is a member of the American Sociological Association, Sociologists for Women in Society, the Society for the Study of Social Problems, and the Southwestern Sociological Association. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, where she was invited to membership in Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Elite Women and Philanthropy
Good Deeds and Fundraising: It Takes Money to Make (Big) Money!
Learning the Ropes: The Childhood and College Years of Elite Women
Take a Bow: Debutantes and Good Deeds
Members Only: Organizational Structure and Patterns of Exclusion
Societal Implications of the Contradictions in Elite Women's Good Deeds
Preparatory Schools
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References
Index
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