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Generating Social Stratification Toward A New Research Agenda

by Alan C. Kerckhoff

Generating Social Stratification Toward A New Research Agenda Synopsis

In this book some of the leading stratification scholars in the U.S. present empirical and theoretical essays about the institutional contexts that shape careers. Building on recent advances in theory, data, and analytic technique, the essays in this volume work toward the goal of identifying and assessing the processes by which a birth cohort is distributed in the stratification system, given their positions of origin in that system. Alan Kerckhoff's introduction situates the studies in this volume within the context of previous stratification research over several generations, making the book an invaluable resource for scholars and graduate students.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780813367965
Publication date: 22nd October 1999
Author: Alan C. Kerckhoff
Publisher: Westview Press Inc an imprint of Taylor & Francis Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 375 pages
Categories: Sociology, Education,

About Alan C. Kerckhoff

Alan C. Kerckhoff professor of sociology at Duke University, is the author of many important books and journal articles on careers, education, and social stratification.

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