Books in category Social Science – Social Classes

  • A Model Mother Family Policy and Childrearing in Post Devolution Scotland

    A Model Mother? Family Policy and Childrearing in Post-Devolution Scotland
    Tania Wood

    This book explores childrearing approach as one of the prime sites of the reproduction of social inequality.

  • Gentrification A Working Class Perspective

    Gentrification: A Working-Class Perspective
    Dr Kirsteen Paton

    This book reconnects class and the urban through an ethnographically detailed analysis of a neighbourhood undergoing gentrification which historicises class formation, critiques policy processes and offers a new sociological insight into …

  • The Sex of Class

    The Sex of Class
    Dorothy Sue Cobble

    This book is about how the sex of workers matters in understanding the jobs they do, the problems they face at work, and the new labor movements they are creating in the United States and globally.

  • Beyond Sixty Five

    Beyond Sixty-Five
    Carole Haber

    This book investigates the changing roles and perceptions of old age in nineteenth-century America.

  • Putting Social Movements in Their Place

    Putting Social Movements in Their Place
    Doug McAdam, Hilary Boudet

    This book reports the results of a comparative study of twenty communities earmarked for environmentally risky energy projects.

  • A Living Wage

    A Living Wage
    Lawrence B. Glickman

    The labor movement's response to wages shows how American workers negotiated the transition from artisan to consumer, opening up new political possibilities for organized workers and creating contradictions that continue to haunt the labor …

  • The American Surfer

    The American Surfer
    Kristin Lawler

    In this book, Kristin Lawler examines the surfer, one of the most significant and enduring archetypes in American popular culture, from its roots in ancient Hawaii, to Waikiki beach at the dawn of the twentieth century, continuing through …

  • Russia s Missing Middle Class

    Russia’s Missing Middle Class
    Harley D. Balzer

    The contributors to Russia's Missing Middle Class –describe the emergence of the professions in late tsarist Russia and their struggle for autonomy from the autocratic state –examine the ways in which the Russian professions both …

  • Manliness and Its Discontents

    Manliness and Its Discontents
    Martin Anthony Summers

    In a pathbreaking new assessment of the shaping of black male identity in the early twentieth century, Martin Summers explores how middle-class African American and African Caribbean immigrant men constructed a gendered sense of self …

  • Media and Ethnic Minorities

    Media and Ethnic Minorities
    Valerie Alia

    This book addresses cross-cultural representations of ethnic minority peoples by dominant society 'outsiders' and indigenous self-representation in the context of the 'New Media Nation'.

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