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Moral Significance of Class

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ISBN-10: 0521616409

ISBN-13: 9780521616409

Edition: 2005

Authors: Andrew Sayer

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Description:

This text analyses the moral aspects of people's experience of class inequalities. By drawing upon concepts from moral philosophy and social theory and applying them to empirical studies of class, the study shows how people are valued in a context in which their life-chances and achievements are affected by birth class.
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/12/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface and acknowledgements
Introduction
From the habitus to ethical dispositions
Recognition and distribution
Concepts of class: clearing the ground
Struggles of the social field
Moral and immoral sentiments and class
Responses to class I: egalitarianism, respect (ability), class pride and moral boundary drawing
Responses to class II: explanations, justifications and embarrassment
Conclusions and implications
Bibliography