Rethinking Class by Fiona Devine
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Rethinking Class
By Fiona Devine

Rethinking Class

Cultures, Identities and Lifestyles

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Rethinking Class by Fiona Devine

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This collection considers the growing interest in the issue of culture in sociology and its implications for the study of class relations. Presenting recent empirical research conducted in Britain, Europe, America and Australia on class and the intersection between class, gender and race, it celebrates the emergence of new ways of knowing about social inequalities.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333968956
ISBN-10: 0333968956
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 139mm x 15mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 29-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Fiona Devine

Doing Social Science by Fiona Devine Doing Social Science, Paperback (September 2009)

Each chapter in this book takes a cutting-edge empirical study and uses it to explore and explain key theoretical and methodological concepts. The text gives students invaluable insight into the constraints, issues and possibilities of doing real social research. This is essential reading for all students of social science.

Class Practices by Fiona Devine Class Practices, Paperback (April 2004)

Explores how parents seek to increase their children's chances of educational success and occupational advancement.

Social Inequalities in Comparative Perspective by Fiona Devine Social Inequalities in Comparative Perspective, Hardback (December 2003)

This unique collection of original essays brings a comparative perspective to issues of social inequality. First-rate sociologists from around the world have contributed to this exciting and rigorous volume, drawing upon their own research in the fields of race and ethnicity, class and inequality, and gender and sexuality.

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Author Biography - Fiona Devine

FIONA DEVINE is Professor of Sociology, University of Manchester, UK. She is the author of Social Class in America and Britain (Edinburgh University Press, 1997) and the co-author, with Sue Heath, of Sociological Research Methods in Context (Palgrave, 1999). MIKE SAVAGE is Professor of Sociology and Head of the Department of Sociology at Manchester University, UK. He is the author of a number of books, including Gender, Careers and Organisations, with Susan Halford and Anne Witz (Palgrave 1997) and Social Change and Class Cultures in Contemporary Britain (Open University Press, 2001). JOHN SCOTT is Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex, UK. He is the author of many books, including Who Rules Britain? (Polity 1991) and Stratification and Power (Polity 1996). ROSEMARY CROMPTON is Professor of Sociology and Director of Research at City University, UK. She is the author of arguably the leading textbook on class, Class and Stratification (second edition) published by Polity, as well as the author of Women and Work in Modern Britain and Restructuring Gender Relations and Employment.

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