Inequality Classic Readings in Race, Class, and Gender

ISBN-10: 0813343305

ISBN-13: 9780813343303

Edition: 2006

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The field of inequality emerged our of a set of classic texts-important works that students and scholars continue to read and to rely on to inform their ongoing research. Often controversial and deeply influential, these texts formed the field as we know it and serve as cornerstones even today. For the first time, these twenty classic texts have now been brought together in a new reader. Inequality: Classic Readings in Race, Class, and Gender. Edited by David B. Grusky and Szonja Szelenyi, this important new volume provides: A solid introduction to fundamental concepts, theories, and empirical results. Carefully excerpted pieces that highlight the essential contributions while maintaining ample context for informed, serious discussion. A coherent selection of core readings appropriate for all inequality courses.
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List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 1/24/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Preface and Acknowledgments
Is Inequality Inevitable?
Some Principles of Stratification
Some Principles of Stratification: A Critical Analysis
The Structure of Social Inequality
Classes in Capitalism and Pre-Capitalism
Class, Status, Party
The Division of Labor in Society
Equality and Inequality in Modern Society or Social Stratification Revisited
Inequality at the Extremes
The Power Elite
Jobless Poverty: A New Form of Social Dislocation in the Inner-City Ghetto
American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass
Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Inequality
A Theory of Ethnic Antagonism: The Split Labor Market
The Declining Significance of Race: Blacks and Changing American Institutions
The Immigrant Enclave: Theory and Empirical Examples
The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism: Towards a More Progressive Union
Labor Markets as Queues: A Structural Approach to Changing Occupational Sex Composition
Generating Inequality
Sponsored and Contest Mobility and the School System
The Process of Stratification
The Educational and Early Occupational Attainment Process
Cultural Reproduction and Social Reproduction
The Consequences of Inequality
The Theory of the Leisure Class
Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste
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