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  • The Son Also Risesby Gregory Clark

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    How much of our fate is tied to the status of our parents and grandparents? How much does this influence our children? More than we wish to believe. While it has been argued that rigid class structures have eroded in favor of greater social equality, The Son Also Rises proves that movement on the social ladder has changed little over eight centuries.... more...

  • Kommunikationsnetze des Ritteradels im Reich um 1500by Joachim Schneider

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 48.60

    <P>Das E-Book nimmt die Ritteradligen im Reich um 1500 in den Blick, Eliten zumeist regionaler Reichweite, die unter übergreifenden Gesichtspunkten noch immer verhältnismäßig wenig erforscht sind. Untersucht werden sowohl die Binnen-Kommunikation des kleineren Adels wie auch diejenige im Umfeld fürstlicher Höfe, mit Städten und dem Kaiser. Gegenstände... more...

  • The Social Analysis of Class Structureby Frank Parkin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 280.00

    Reproduced here in facsimile, this volume was originally published in 1974 and is available individually. The collection is also available in a number of themed mini-sets of between 5 and 13 volumes, or as a complete collection. more...

  • Class Struc Soc Conscn Ils 104by Stanislaw Ossowski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 270.00

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Smallest Carbon Footprint in the Landby Anne Morgan; Gay McKinnon

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2013; US$ 8.00

    In Anne Morgan's delightful collection of organically-grown eco-tales, a prince wants to marry the young woman with the smallest carbon footprint in the land; Space Cadet Lox finds out why a planet is like a bowl of porridge; a girl in a little green hoodie tries to save an endangered wolf; and Chicken Licken warns the sea is rising. Times have... more...

  • Geographies of Privilegeby France Winddance Twine; Bradley Gardener

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Geographies of Privilege brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars with a worldwide focus to reveal the nature of privilege on a global scale. The chapters examine privilege through a relational lens by showing the tension that exists between privileged (elite) and unprivileged (degraded) spaces. By including of persons and groups that... more...

  • Researching Amongst Elitesby Luis L.M. Aguiar; Christopher J. Schneider

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    Presenting the latest empirical case studies from Canada, the USA and Australia, this volume explores the challenges and difficulties involved in conducting research amongst the rich and elite, whilst shedding light on the manner in which power is harnessed, protected and controlled to manage and manipulate resources. A demonstration of the importance... more...

  • America's Got Democracy:by Danny Katch

    Haymarket Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    A humorous put passionate look at the criminal silliness of the U.S. political system. more...

  • Cities in a Globalizing Worldby Un-Habitat

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Fitting into Place?by Yvette Taylor

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    Class, race and gender (dis)advantages are situated in relation to urban-rural contrasts, where 'future selves' are reconfigured in and through 'local' and 'global' sites: people inhabit shifting times and places, from industrial landscapes of the 'past', to a current present and (imagined) 'cosmopolitan' 'regenerated'... more...