Class and Stratification
3rd Revised edition
By (author) Rosemary Crompton
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Class and Stratification by Rosemary Crompton
Book DescriptionInequality in its many forms is becoming an ever greater problem in modern society. The revised edition of this popular book explains why it is so important to understand class and stratification, and how the tools used to analyse these divisions can help us to understand and confront problems of inequality. This third edition of Class and Stratification has been extensively revised, expanded and updated, incorporating discussions of contemporary economic and social change. It includes discussions of political and economic neoliberalism and its impacts as well as developments in social theory, such as the emphasis on 'individualization' and the 'cultural turn'. New to this edition is a chapter focusing on 'cultural' approaches to class analysis, which together with established approaches are used to explore new developments in social mobility, educational opportunity, and social polarization. The book will be essential reading for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students in the social sciences seeking to understand the changing face of social inequality. By highlighting the damage increasing inequality is causing to the social fabric, the book reveals the important part class continues to play in our lives today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745638690
(254mm x 178mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 12-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Rosemary Crompton
Class and Stratification, Paperback (April 2008)
Inequality in its many forms is becoming an ever greater problem in modern society. The revised edition of this popular book explains why it is so important to understand class and stratification, and how the tools used to analyse these divisions can help us to understand and confront problems of inequality.
Women, Men, Work and Family in Europe, Paperback (April 2007)
Social changes including an increase in dual-earner families, declining fertility, and growing problems of work-life 'balance' are underway as more women, particularly mothers, enter and remain in paid employment. This collection explores this revolution in working practices across Europe.
Employment and the Family, Paperback (March 2006)
Examines the gendered division of labour and how it relates to contemporary employment and family life.
Renewing Class Analysis, Paperback (September 2000)» View all books by Rosemary Crompton
An unusual mix of theoretical reflections and high quality empirical studies around the study of class and stratification. Articles included from well known and international contributors. Contains contributions from a number of leading sociologists whose research has not hitherto been used to reflect on debates in class analysis.
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Author Biography - Rosemary Crompton
Rosemary Crompton is Professor of Sociology at City University, London.
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