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The New Middle Classes
The New Middle Classes
by Hellmuth Lange
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The new middle classes of developing countries are held responsible for boosting extremely resource-intensive lifestyles beyond the OECD-world thus thwarting ongoing efforts to attain a more sustainable future. But how homogeneous are their consumption... (read more)

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Untouchables: My Family's Triumphant Journey out of the Caste System in Modern India
Untouchables: My Family's Triumphant Journey out of the Caste System in Modern India
by Narendra Jadhav
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Every sixth human being in the world today is an Indian, and every sixth Indian is an untouchable. For thousands of years the untouchables, or Dalits, the people at the bottom of the Hindu caste system, have been treated as subhuman. Their story has... (read more)

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Class Counts: Education, Inequality, and the Shrinking Middle Class
Class Counts: Education, Inequality, and the Shrinking Middle Class
by Allan C. Ornstein
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Class counts. Class differences and class warfare have existed since the beginning of western civilization, but the gap in income and wealth between the rich (top 10 percent) and the rest has increased steadily in the last twenty-five years.... (read more)

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Understanding Social Inequality: Intersections of Class, Age, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race in Canada (2ND 10 Edition)
Understanding Social Inequality: Intersections of Class, Age, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race in Canada (2ND 10 Edition)
by Julie Mcmullin
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Understanding Social Inequality examines the factors that contribute to inequality in Canada. A unique 'intersectional' framework demonstrates how the structures of inequality are organized along the lines of class, age, gender, race, and ethnicity. The... (read more)

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Inequality Amid Affluence
Inequality Amid Affluence
by Junsuke Hara
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Highlighting the limits of existing approaches in the study of stratification in contemporary Japanese society, Inequality Amid Affluence adopts a new framework that distinguishes between the concepts of 'basic wealth' and 'upper wealth.' This book... (read more)

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Class Structure in Contemporary Japan
Class Structure in Contemporary Japan
by Kenji Hashimoto
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Hashimoto has been a solitary voice in the social stratification analysis of Japanese society for the last two decades presenting its class structure in Marxian terms. His models and findings have recently attracted much attention with an increasing... (read more)

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Social Class and Stratification : Classic Statements and Theoretical Debates (2ND 06 Edition)
Social Class and Stratification : Classic Statements and Theoretical Debates (2ND 06 Edition)
by Rhonda Levine
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Bringing together the classic statements on social stratification, this collection offers the most significant contributions to ongoing debates on the nature of race, class, and gender inequality.... (read more)

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Pathways to Social Class: A Qualitative Approach to Social Mobility
Pathways to Social Class: A Qualitative Approach to Social Mobility
by Thompson Bertaux
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Calling for a broader new approach to social mobility research which goes beyond statistics and utilizes life stories and family case histories, this richly suggestive volume explores sociological issues such as transmission between family generations... (read more)

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Rise of the Red Engineers: The Cultural Revolution and the Origins of China's New Class (Contemporary Issues in Asia and Pacific)
Rise of the Red Engineers: The Cultural Revolution and the Origins of China's New Class (Contemporary Issues in Asia and Pacific)
by Joel Andreas
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Rise of the Red Engineers explains the tumultuous origins of the class of technocratic officials who rule China today. In a fascinating account, author Joel Andreas chronicles how two mutually hostile groups—the poorly educated peasant... (read more)

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Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction & Fantasy #77: New Perspectives on Social Class and Socioeconomic Development in the Periphery
Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction & Fantasy #77: New Perspectives on Social Class and Socioeconomic Development in the Periphery
by Nelson W. Keith
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This provocative new volume focuses on the economic features that make Third World social formations distinctive and on non-property characteristics such as religion, ethnicity, and culture, that are central to the survival of these societies... (read more)

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African Social Studies: A Radical Reader
African Social Studies: A Radical Reader
by C. W. Gutkind
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African Social Studies: A Radical Reader, is an essential and wide-ranging collection of essays by some of the world's finest social scientists, known and lesser-known. This impressive collection covers issues such as the legacy of colonialism... (read more)

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Flagrant Conduct: The Story of Lawrence V. Texas
Flagrant Conduct: The Story of Lawrence V. Texas
by Dale A Carpenter
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No one could have predicted that the night of September 17, 1998, would be anything but routine in Houston, Texas. Even the call to police that a black man was "going crazy with a gun" was hardly unusual in this urban setting. Nobody could have imagined... (read more)

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The Paradise Suite: Bobos in Paradise and on Paradise Drive
The Paradise Suite: Bobos in Paradise and on Paradise Drive
by David Brooks
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In hardcover together for the first time, New York Times columnist David Brooks’s acclaimed bestsellers, Bobos in Paradise and On Paradise Drive, with a new introduction by the author David Brooks’s insightful, engaging, and hilarious... (read more)

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Class Formation, Civil Society and the State: A Comparative Analysis
Class Formation, Civil Society and the State: A Comparative Analysis
by Michael Burrage
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Rather than using a ranking system based on occupational prestige to explain social stratification through class, Burrage attempts to show how class formation can be explained through political events and decisions. Using detailed analysis of four... (read more)

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Broke: How Debt Bankrupts the Middle Class (Studies in Social Inequality)
Broke: How Debt Bankrupts the Middle Class (Studies in Social Inequality)
by Katherine Porter
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About 1.5 million households filed bankruptcy in the last year, making bankruptcy as common as college graduation and divorce. The recession has pushed more and more families into financial collapse—with unemployment, declines in retirement... (read more)

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Writing War: The Best Contemporary Journalism about Conflict and Warfare
Writing War: The Best Contemporary Journalism about Conflict and Warfare
by Clint Willis
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In this timely work, Willis presents a powerful new collection of the best contemporary journalism about modern war from Central Africa to Afghanistan to Iraq.... (read more)

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One Hundred Victories: Special Ops and the Future of American Warfare
One Hundred Victories: Special Ops and the Future of American Warfare
by Linda Robinson
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One Hundred Victories is a portrait of how—after a decade of intensive combat operations—special operations forces have become the go-to force for US military endeavors worldwide. Linda Robinson follows the evolution of special ops in... (read more)

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Mexico's Middle Class in Neoliberal Era (07 Edition)
Mexico's Middle Class in Neoliberal Era (07 Edition)
by Gilbert
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Mexicos modern middle class emerged in the decades after World War II, a period of spectacular economic growth and social change. Though little studied, the middle class now accounts for one in five Mexican households. This path-breaking book explores... (read more)

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All the Money in the World (07 Edition)
All the Money in the World (07 Edition)
by Peter W. Bernstein
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From Wall Street to the West Coast, from blue-collar billionaires to blue-blood fortunes, from the Google guys to hedge-fund honchos, All the Money in the World gives us the lowdown on today richest Americans. Veteran journalists Peter W. Bernstein and... (read more)

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War on the Middle Class: How the Government, Big Business, and Special Interest Groups Are Waging War on the American Dream and How to Fight Ba
War on the Middle Class: How the Government, Big Business, and Special Interest Groups Are Waging War on the American Dream and How to Fight Ba
by Lou Dobbs
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Lou Dobbs's bestselling exposé of the silent assault on the living standards of ordinary Americans Millions of TV viewers have known Lou Dobbs for years as the Walter Cronkite of economics coverage, and now the anchor has become the preeminent... (read more)

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