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  • Classby Andrew J Milner

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 43.00

    This concise and accessible textbook overviews the place and continuing centrality of the concept of class in cultural studies and sociology. The book offers readers a critical introduction to the Marxist and Weberian accounts of class and relates the significance of class in the new social movements. more...

  • Class, Politics and the Economy (Routledge Revivals)by Stewart Clegg; Paul Boreham; Geoff Dow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This study, first published in 1986, provides a systematic account of the processes and structure of class formation in the major advanced capitalist societies. The focus is on the organizational mechanisms of class cohesion and division, theoretically deriving from a neo-Marxian perspective. Chapters consider the organization and structure of the... more...

  • Class Counts Student Editionby Erik Olin Wright

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00

    This textbook provides a lively exploration of the concept of class and its relevance for understanding contemporary social issues. more...

  • Class Formation, Civil Society and the Stateby Michael Burrage

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 125.00

    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...

  • Conflicts About Classby David J. Lee; Bryan S. Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    In recent years there has been growing debate among sociologists about the concept of class and its relevance to the highly industrialised world of the late twentieth century. This book makes available in a single volume all of the key contributions to this debate and takes it a step further with a number of specially commissioned pieces. An editorial... more...

  • De sociale betekenis van de buurtby Fenne M. Pinkster

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 25.50

    Offers a critical examination of negative images concerning the social quality of poor urban districts more...

  • Der Briefwechsel mit den Jesuiten in China (1689-1714)by Gottfried W Leibniz; Rita Widmaier; Malte L Babin

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2006; US$ 91.61

    Die Ausgabe eröffnet den Zugang zu einem der ersten Versuche in der europäischen Geschichte, die andere Kultur Chinas zu begreifen und zu bewerten. Zugleich zeigt sie auf, daß Leibniz, der große Rationalist, letztendlich doch noch so sehr der christlich geprägten Tradition des Abendlandes verbunden war, daß er die Erkenntnisse, die er aus seinem Briefwechsel... more...

  • Eliten im Vielvölkerreichby Tim Buchen; Malte Rolf

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    This volume presents the lives of mobile elites and their impact on the processes of change in the Russian and Austro-Hungarian empires during the second half of the 19 th century. Using the notion of ?imperial biographies,? it illuminates connections between individual life stories and the course of empire, giving due attention to personal... more...

  • Key Concepts in Community Studiesby Tony Blackshaw

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 42.00

    Concise yet critical, this is a student friendly introduction to the multi-disciplinary field of community studies. more...

  • Memories of Class (Routledge Revivals)by Zygmunt Bauman

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    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...