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Social classes books

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Recently Published

The New Pakistani Middle Class by Ammara Maqsood The New Pakistani Middle Class

Images of religious extremism and violence in Pakistan-and the narratives that interpret them-inform global events but also twist back to shape local class politics. Ammara Maqsood focuses on life in Lahore, where she untangles these narratives to show how central...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/11/2017

Fighting Authoritarianism American Youth Activism in the 1930s by Britt Haas Fighting Authoritarianism American Youth Activism in the 1930s

Calling into question the Cold War perspective that continued to permeate analyses of radicalism long after the fall of the Soviet Union, this study examines young Depression-Era radicals' worldview-a worldview developed from the epicenter of young radical activism and ideology:...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

Fighting Authoritarianism American Youth Activism in the 1930s by Britt Haas Fighting Authoritarianism American Youth Activism in the 1930s

Calling into question the Cold War perspective that continued to permeate analyses of radicalism long after the fall of the Soviet Union, this study examines young Depression-Era radicals' worldview-a worldview developed from the epicenter of young radical activism and ideology:...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

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

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

Dynamics of Class and Stratification in Poland - 1945 - 2015 by Irina Tomescu-Dubrow Dynamics of Class and Stratification in Poland - 1945 - 2015


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Middle Classes in Africa Changing Lives and Conceptual Challenges by David O'Kane Middle Classes in Africa Changing Lives and Conceptual Challenges

Empirical contributions, drawn from a diverse range of contexts, address both African histories of class formation and the political roles of the continent's middle classes, and also examine the important interdependencies that cut across inter-generational, urban-rural and class divides.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Know Your Place Essays on the Working Class by the Working Class by Nathan Connolly Know Your Place Essays on the Working Class by the Working Class


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Coming Soon

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

Explorations of how research collaborations can address and advance social justice in cities.
Format: Hardback - 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

Explorations of how research collaborations can address and advance social justice in cities.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Other books in this genre

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. He also examines how and why white working class people tend to lash out at the wrong social forces and support political...
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: 25/07/2017

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: 25/07/2017

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

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, and Welfare Queens: Down & Out on the Silver Screen explores how American movies have portrayed poor and homeless people from the silent era to today. It provides a novel kind of guide to social policy, exploring how...
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

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