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  • From Valor to Pedigreeby Ellery Schalk

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 32.95

    This study offers a new interpretation of how nobility was viewed in sixteenth-century France and the changes that occurred in that view as France moved into the period of religious wars and popular rebellions and the appearance of the absolutist state. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand... more...

  • Stratification and Powerby John C. Scott

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    This volume presents a systematic discussion of the leading theoretical approaches to social stratification. It is both an accessible overview and a distinctive contribution to the analysis of class, status and power. John Scott argues that Max Weber's conceptual framework - reconstructed and enlarged - provides the basis for integrating what have... more...

  • 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$ 47.01

    <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...

  • "Denk' ich an Deutschland..."by Ulrich Bahrke

    Brandes & Apsel 2013; US$ 20.40

    Die Autoren fokussieren verschiedene Facetten der sozialpsychologischen Realität in Deutschland: die Geschichte der Teilung Deutschlands innerhalb Europas, die Frage nach der Bedeutung von Erinnerung, Trauma und kollektiver Identität, die Entwicklung von Toleranz als demokratischer Tugend. Auch wird dem unterdrückten Neid zwischen Ost und West nachgegangen,... 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...