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  • 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...

  • Classes, Strata and Powerby Wlodzimierz Wesolowski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    Professor Wesolowski presents a detailed study of Marx's theory of class structure and compares it with non-Marxist theories of social stratification, in particular the functionalist theory of stratification and the theory of power elite. He is also concerned to develop and extend the Marxist approach to the study of class structure and social stratification... more...

  • 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...

  • Strukturen und Wandlungen der ländlichen Herrschaftsformen vom 10. zum 13. Jahrhundert.by Gerhard Dilcher; Cinzio Violante

    Duncker & Humblot 2014; US$ 102.72

    Die Beherrschung der ländlichen Welt stellt bis ins Spätmittelalter die wichtigsten Ressourcen und Fundamente der Herrschaft von Adel, Kirche, Fürsten und Königen. In der Deutschen historiographischen Tradition wird diese Struktur mit dem Begriff "Grundherrschaft" bezeichnet. Der vorliegende Band enthält die nun auch auf deutsch vorliegenden... 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$ 42.80

    <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

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    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...