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- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 29.00
The idea of class is hotly debated. Some people believe that classes have largely dissolved in contemporary societies; others believe class remains one of the fundamental forms of social inequality and social power. This book surveys six major approaches to the analysis of class. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00
Rather than a ranking system based on occupational prestige, this book explains social stratification through political events and decisions. Using analyses of Russia, France, the United States and England, Burrage claims that class stems from the habitual relationship between state and civil society and, remarkably, is undermined by free markets. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 99.95
Based on the premise that the dynamics caused by modernization, globalization, migration and social change affect the structuring of social fabric and space, this book examines the interrelations between social and spatial mobilities in terms of inequality and space. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.95
First published in 1982, Professor Bauman?s discussion of the mechanism of class formation and institutionalisation of class conflict argues that our understanding of changes in social and political structure has been hindered by the freezing of concepts of class in the ice-age of industrial society. He investigates the impact of historical memory... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 85.00
A timely guide for financial professionals looking to tap into the lucrative world of the ultra-affluent The ultra affluent–defined here as those having $50 million or more in liquid assets–are an elite class who expect their financial advisors to not only preserve and grow their assets, but also help them with "soft" issues such as philanthropy... more...
- Mangalam Publishers 2009; US$ 45.00
Atmospheric events like windstorms, hurricanes flooding drought, avalanches and forest fires are common occurrant but windstorms and flooding are most common. Increase in Natural Disaster in developing countries and lack of capacities of these countries to manage the risks have been jeopardizing the process of development. The book carries out analytical... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2010; US$ 120.00
What were the principal factors that influenced and shaped the behaviour of the gentry during the Wars of the Roses, from 1455 at the first battle of St Albans to the final encounter at Stoke in 1487? It was the gentry who were the natural leaders within their communities and the nobility relied upon them for military manpower, and to act as their... more...