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Social Class and Stratification: Classic Statements and Theoretical Debates
Social Class and Stratification: Classic Statements and Theoretical Debates
by Rhonda F. 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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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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Gun Guys: A Road Trip
Gun Guys: A Road Trip
by Dan Baum
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Dan Baum is a gun fanatic. He is also Jewish Democrat who grew up in suburban New Jersey. In Gun Guys, he takes us on a guided tour of gun stores and gun shows, shooting ranges and festivals, contests and auctions, trying to figure out what draws so... (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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Bill Cosby Is Right: Silent Genocide
Bill Cosby Is Right: Silent Genocide
by John A. Maxwell
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A shocking reality all parents should read Maxwell challenges parents to question themselves as to who is ultimately accountable for the interest of their children.-Dr. Daniel Moses, Founder of Book Source 4Kids, Inc. I'm talking about these people who... (read more)

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Casting Kings: Bards and Indian Modernity (06 Edition)
Casting Kings: Bards and Indian Modernity (06 Edition)
by Snodgrass
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Based on three years of anthropological fieldwork in the Indian state of Rajasthan, Casting Kings explores the manner in which semi-nomadic performers known as Bhats understand, and also subvert, caste hierarchies. A number of scholars have recently... (read more)

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Social Mobility in Europe
Social Mobility in Europe
by Richard Breen
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Social Mobility in Europe is the most comprehensive study to date of trends in intergenerational social mobility. It uses data from 11 European countries covering the last 30 years of the twentieth century to analyze differences between countries and... (read more)

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India: A Civilization of Differences: The Ancient Tradition of Universal Tolerance
India: A Civilization of Differences: The Ancient Tradition of Universal Tolerance
by Alain Danielou
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A collection of Dani鬯u's writings that builds a bold and cogent defense of India's caste system • Looks at the Hindu caste system not as racist inequality but as a natural ordering of diversity • Reveals the stereotypes of Indian... (read more)

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Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865
Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865
by James Oakes
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Freedom National is a groundbreaking history of emancipation that joins the political initiatives of Lincoln and the Republicans in Congress with the courageous actions of Union soldiers and runaway slaves in the South. It shatters the widespread... (read more)

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Moving Histories of Class and Community: Identity, Place and Belonging in Contemporary England (Identity Studies in the Social Sciences)
Moving Histories of Class and Community: Identity, Place and Belonging in Contemporary England (Identity Studies in the Social Sciences)
by Ben Rogaly
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White working class areas are often seen as entrenched and immobile, threatened by the arrival of 'outsiders'. This major new study of class and place since 1930 challenges accepted wisdom, demonstrating how emigration as well as shorter distance moves... (read more)

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Transmitting Inequality: Wealth and the American Family
Transmitting Inequality: Wealth and the American Family
by Yuval Elmelech
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In this authoritative study, Elmelech investigates the role that generational heritage plays in social stratification. Transmitting Inequality provides the essential theoretical framework for examining the institutional inequalities that shape the... (read more)

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Inequality : Social Class and Its Consequences (07 Edition)
Inequality : Social Class and Its Consequences (07 Edition)
by D. Stanley Eitzen
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This book offers an up-to-date portrait of the realities of social class and its consequences in the United States today, focusing on the increasing inequality gap; the shrinking middle class; the myth and realities of social mobility; the consequences... (read more)

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