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Author Levine, Rhonda

Title Social Class and Stratification : Classic Statements and Theoretical Debates
Edition Second edition
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (290 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Part I: Classical Perspectives on Social Class; 1 Manifesto of the Communist Party Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels; 2 On Classes Karl Marx; 3 Class, Status, Party Max Weber; Related Readings; Part II: American Stratification Theory; 4 What Social Class Is in America W. Lloyd Warner, Marchia Meeker, and Kenneth Eells; 5 Some Principles of Stratification Kingsley Davis and Wilbert E. Moore; 6 Some Principles of Stratification: A Critical Analysis Melvin M. Tumin; Related Readings
14 The Declining Significance of Race: From Racial Oppression to Economic Class Subordination William Julius Wilson15 Racial Formation Michael Omi and Howard Winant; 16 Toward a New Vision: Race, Class, and Gender as Categories of Analysis and Connection Patricia Hill Collins; Related Readings; Conclusion; Index; About the Editor
Part III: Neo-Marxian and Neo-Weberian Perspectives on Social Class7 Marxism and Class Theory: A Bourgeois Critique Frank Parkin; 8 Class Analysis Erik Olin Wright; Related Readings; Part IV: Non-Class Forms of Inequality: Statements on Gender and Racial Stratification; 9 Women and Social Stratification: A Case of Intellectual Sexism Joan Acker; 10 Capitalism, Patriarchy, and the Subordination of Women Heidi Hartmann; 11 Theorizing Difference from Multiracial Feminism Maxine Baca Zinn and Bonnie Thomton Dill; 12 Double-Consciousness and the Veil W.E.B. Du Bois; 13 Race and Class Oliver Cox
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Equality.
Social classes in literature.
Social classes -- United States.
Social classes.
Social structure -- United States.
United States -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Acker, Joan.
Zinn, Maxine Baca, 1942-
Hill Collins, Patricia.
Cox, Oliver.
Davis, Kingsley.
Dill, Bonnie Thornton.
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963.
Eells, Kenneth, 1913-1973.
Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895.
Hartmann, Heidi.
Marx, Karl
Meeker, Marchia.
Moore, Wibert E
Omi, Michael.
Parkin, Frank.
Tumin, Melvin M. (Melvin Marvin), 1919-1994.
Warner, W. Lloyd (William Lloyd), 1898-1970.
Weber, Max.
Wilson, William J., 1935-
Winant, Howard.
Wright, Erik Olin.
ISBN 1299806082 (electronic bk.)
1461643406 (electronic bk.)
9781299806085 (electronic bk.)
9781461643401 (electronic bk.)