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Social classes books

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Dalit Women of Nepal Strategies of Resistance by Jung H. Lee Dalit Women of Nepal Strategies of Resistance

This book examines the strategies of resistance among the Dalit women of Nepal in their struggle against the social injustice of the caste system and related practices of untouchability , particularly in regard to the ways in which these injustices...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Uneasy Street The Anxieties of Affluence by Rachel Sherman Uneasy Street The Anxieties of Affluence

A surprising and revealing look at how today's elite view their own wealth and place in society From TV's real housewives to The Wolf of Wall Street, our popular culture portrays the wealthy as materialistic and entitled. But what do...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

American Misfits and the Making of Middle-Class Respectability by Robert Wuthnow American Misfits and the Making of Middle-Class Respectability

How American respectability has been built by maligning those who don't make the grade How did Americans come to think of themselves as respectable members of the middle class? Was it just by earning a decent living? Or did it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Growing up Working Class Hidden Injuries and the Development of Angry White Men and Women by Thomas J. Gorman Growing up Working Class Hidden Injuries and the Development of Angry White Men and Women

This enlightening auto-ethnography examines how social class (and other social institutions and structures) affect how people grow up. Primarily, the book investigates how American children and young adults are impacted by the hidden injuries of class, and offers a rich...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/08/2017

Being Unequal How Identity Helps Make and Break Power and Privilege by Peter L. Callero Being Unequal How Identity Helps Make and Break Power and Privilege

Being Unequal explores how identity categories associated with race, class, gender, and sexuality help shape inequality. This concise and accessible book asks: How is identity experienced? How does identity help reproduce inequality? How does identity help resist inequality? What is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

Being Unequal How Identity Helps Make and Break Power and Privilege by Peter L. Callero Being Unequal How Identity Helps Make and Break Power and Privilege

Being Unequal explores how identity categories associated with race, class, gender, and sexuality help shape inequality. This concise and accessible book asks: How is identity experienced? How does identity help reproduce inequality? How does identity help resist inequality? What is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/07/2017

Dominant Elites in Latin America From Neo-Liberalism to the `Pink Tide' by Liisa L. North Dominant Elites in Latin America From Neo-Liberalism to the `Pink Tide'

This volume examines the ways in which the socio-economic elites of the region have transformed and expanded the material bases of their power from the inception of neo-liberal policies in the 1970s through to the so-called progressive `pink tide' governments...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

Western Foundations of the Caste System by Dr. Prakash Shah Western Foundations of the Caste System

This book argues that the dominant descriptions of the `caste system' are rooted in the Western Christian experience of India. Thus, caste studies tell us more about the West than about India. It further demonstrates the imperative to move beyond...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/07/2017

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After Prison Navigating Employment & Reintegration by Rose Ricciardelli After Prison Navigating Employment & Reintegration

This collection explores the relationship between offending, reentry, and employment, and barriers encountered in securing a rewarding job after prison. Interviews, statistics, and literature highlight how employment assumes considerable meaning for former prisoners that can foster successful reintegration, and even...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Broke and Patriotic Why Poor Americans Love Their Country by Francesco Duina Broke and Patriotic Why Poor Americans Love Their Country

Why are poor Americans so patriotic? They have significantly worse social benefits compared to other Western nations, and studies show that the American Dream of upward mobility is, for them, largely a myth. So why do these people love their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Elite North Korean Defectors in South Korea by Sheena Choi Elite North Korean Defectors in South Korea

Many of the defectors from North Korea to South Korea are elite people, who had privileged lives in North Korea. Many of these were North Koreans studying in Eastern Europe around the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Toward Equity and Inclusion in Canadian Cities Lessons from Critical Praxis-Oriented Research by Fran Klodawsky Toward Equity and Inclusion in Canadian Cities Lessons from Critical Praxis-Oriented Research

Housing insecurity, intensified employment anxiety, access to adequate services, and fear of personal and structural violence are some of the issues troubling today's cities and municipalities. Often, these conditions most affect residents whose place in the social hierarchy makes them...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Toward Equity and Inclusion in Canadian Cities Lessons from Critical Praxis-Oriented Research by Fran Klodawsky Toward Equity and Inclusion in Canadian Cities Lessons from Critical Praxis-Oriented Research

Housing insecurity, intensified employment anxiety, access to adequate services, and fear of personal and structural violence are some of the issues troubling today's cities and municipalities. Often, these conditions most affect residents whose place in the social hierarchy makes them...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

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Social Exclusion in Europe Problems and Paradigms by Paul Littlewood, Ignace Glorieux, Ingrid Jonsson Social Exclusion in Europe Problems and Paradigms
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Exclusion has come to hold a prominent place in the political discourse of all governments in the European Union and in the European Commission itself. As such, it figures importantly in various research agencies' funding priorities attracting academics to develop...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

Ghettos, Tramps, and Welfare Queens Down and Out on the Silver Screen by Stephen (Faculty Fellow, Carsey School of Public Policy, University of New Hampshire at Durham) Pimpare Ghettos, Tramps, and Welfare Queens Down and Out on the Silver Screen
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Ghettoes, Tramps, an Welfare Queens offers a never-before-seen perspective on Hollywood as it shows how American movies have portrayed poor and homeless people from the silent era to today. It simultaneously provides a novel kind of guide to social policy,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2017

Class Dynamics of Development by Jonathan Pattenden Class Dynamics of Development

This book argues that class relations are constitutive of development processes and central to understanding inequality within and between countries. It does so via a transdisciplinary approach that draws on case studies from Asia, Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Contributors...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

What Social Classes Owe to Each Other by William Graham Sumner What Social Classes Owe to Each Other


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

Elite Mobilities by Thomas Birtchnell Elite Mobilities

Small in number but great in influence, mobile elites have shaped the contours of global capitalism. Today these elites continue to flourish globally but in a changing landscape. The current economic crisis-and rising concerns about the moral legitimacy of extreme...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

The Sum of Small Things A Theory of the Aspirational Class by Elizabeth Currid-Halkett The Sum of Small Things A Theory of the Aspirational Class

How the leisure class has been replaced by a new elite, and how their consumer habits affect us allIn today's world, the leisure class has been replaced by a new elite. Highly educated and defined by cultural capital rather than...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/05/2017

In the Fields of the North / En los Campos del Norte by David Bacon In the Fields of the North / En los Campos del Norte

In this landmark work of photo-journalism, activist and photographer David Bacon documents the experiences of some of the hardest-working and most disenfranchised laborers in the country: the farmworkers who are responsible for making California America's breadbasket. Combining haunting photographs with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2017

Dream Hoarders by Richard V. Reeves Dream Hoarders

America is becoming a class-based society.It is now conventional wisdom to focus on the wealth of the top 1 percentespecially the top 0.01 percentand how the ultra-rich are concentrating income and prosperity while incomes for most other Americans are stagnant....
Format: eBook - Released: 23/05/2017

Societies, Social Inequalities and Marginalization Marginal Regions in the 21st Century by Etienne ((Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa)) Nel Societies, Social Inequalities and Marginalization Marginal Regions in the 21st Century
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This book provides an overview of marginality or marginalization, as a concept, characterizing a situation of impediments - social, political, economic, physical, and environmental - that impact the abilities of many people and societies to improve their human condition. It...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/04/2017

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