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  • Managing Elitesby Debra J. Schleef

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 31.99

    How does one become a member of an elite profession? Managing Elites examines how elites-in-training contest, rationalize, and ultimately embrace their dominant positions in society. Using interviews with law and MBA students, the author shows that becoming elite is not a straightforward process without tensions. Successful socialization outcomes?employment... more...

  • The New Social Inequalitiesby Kevin T Leicht; Scott T Fitzgerald

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    In accessible prose for North American undergraduate students, this short text provides a sociological understanding of the causes and consequences of growing middle class inequality, with an abundance of supporting, empirical data.? The book also addresses what we, as individuals and as a society, can do to put middle class Americans on a sounder... more...

  • Chinese Middle Classesby Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    The formation and characteristics of a nation?s middle class are shaped by historical context and the developmental path that has been followed. However, can the same be said of the ethnic Chinese middle classes in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, and Macao? Given the divergent political and economic experiences under which the respective middle classes... more...

  • Professionalism Rebornby Eliot Freidson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 31.50

    This book is an original interpretation of the professions and the role of the professional in Western industrial societies today. more...

  • Property Bureaucracy & Cultureby Michael Savage; James Barlow; Peter Dickens; Tom Fielding

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Capital, Labour and the Middle Classesby John Urry; Nicholas Abercrombie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    Most recent sociological work on the theory of class is based on a distinction between Weberian and Marxist approaches. For the first part of this volume, the authors use this distinction to review the literature on the middle class, concentrating particularly on the traditions of Marxist theory and of the more empirical work inspired by Max Weber.... more...

  • Pfandsammlerby Sebastian J. Moser

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 19.13

    An Bahnhöfen, vor Fußballstadien, in Stadtgärten und Fußgängerzonen, überall trifft man sie an: die Pfandsammler. Es sind Männer und Frauen, alte und junge, und sie gehören spätestens seit der Einführung des Pfandes auf Einweggetränkeverpackungen im Jahre 2006 zum Bild einer jeden deutschen Großstadt. Verdienen kann man mit dem Aufklauben von Dosen... more...

  • The Emerging Middle Class in Africaby Mthuli Ncube; Charles Leyeka Lufumpa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    The emergence of the African middle class as a driver of Africa?s economic growth stands out as an important milestone in Africa?s contemporary economic history. This growth, though uneven, is a source of hope for Africa, but also a signal to the rest of the world on the prospects for economic recovery and renewal, particularly because it has been... more...

  • Der Adel in der Frühen Neuzeitby Michael Sikora; Kai Brodersen; Martin Kintzinger; Uwe Puschner

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 15.83

    Bis heute wird die Phantasie des Publikums angeregt von den materiellen Überresten einer kleinen Minderheit innerhalb der Gesellschaft, die der Frühen Neuzeit ihren Stempel aufdrückte wie keine andere Gruppe: Der Adel. Landsitze, Burgen und Schlösser, Gemälde und Berichte vermitteln uns immer noch einen lebendigen Eindruck von den großen Höfen mit... more...

  • Bürgerliche Intelligenz um 1800by Hans H. Gerth

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1976; US$ 10.55

    Reihe Kritische Studien zur Geschichtswissenschaft - Band 019 more...