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Classed Intersections: Spaces, Selves, Knowledges


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Classed Intersections examines the salience, transformation and tension of class analysis at a crucial juncture when class investigation is returning to and reinventing sociological agendas. The contributors, including both established and emerging academics, examine class as produced through combined social, cultural and economic practices. They are clear not to reify class over and above other paradigms; instead a number of key intersections are foregrounded including gender, ethnicity and sexuality.

Table of Contents

Classed intersections: spaces, selves, knowledges / Yvette Taylor — Part I Class, the Self and the Space In-Between: — Working capital: ownership and (some) means of production / Sue Parker — Is there such a thing as a working-class academic? / Paul Wakeling — Becoming 'somebody': examining class and gender through higher education / Sarah Evans — The significance of bonding capital: class, ethnicity, faith and British Muslim women's routes to university / Jody Mellor — Part II Mapping Class: Location, Distinction and Belonging: — Asdatown: the intersections of classed places and identities / Ben Gidley and Alison Rooke — Betwixt and between: managing marginalised, classed identities / Emma Clavering — Making working-class neighbourhoods posh? Exploring the effects of gentrification strategies on working-class communities / Kirsteen Paton — Privileged locations? Sexuality, class and geography / Yvette Taylor — Part III Transformations and Intersections: — Even poor gays travel: excluding low income gay men from understandings of gay tourism / Mark Casey — 'I wanted to be totally true to myself': class and the making of the sexual self / Elizabeth McDermott — Class and sexual intimacy: an everyday life perspective / Dana Wilson-Kovacs — Class and gender at the intersection: working-class women's dispositions towards employment and motherhood / Jo Armstrong

Product Details

Ashgate Gower
Social Science : Social Classes
Taylor, Yvette
Group identity
Social classes
Publication Date:
April 2010

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