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  • Social Disorder in Britain 1750-1850by J. E. Thomas

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95

    In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries revolutionary dissent, political upheaval and social protest spread throughout Europe - and Wales was no exception. In this unique examination of British social history, J. E. Thomas focuses upon the power of the local gentry in Wales, and their relationship with the poor and potentially revolutionary population.... more...

  • The Role of Ruling Class Adaptability in the British Transition from Ancien Regime to Modern Stateby Ellis Wasson

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95

    This work examines how the landed elite openly absorbed a regular flow of new members to the ruling class. It examines the transition of Britain from aristocratic rule to democracy through a study of the Whig Party. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Realizing Communityby Vered Amit

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    'Community' is so overused both in everyday language as well as in scholarly work that it could easily be dismissed as a truism. However, the persistence of the term itself shows that the idea continues to resonate powerfully in our daily lives, ethnographic accounts as well as theoretical analyses. This book returns a timely and concerted anthropological... more...

  • Research in Social Stratification and Mobilityby Kevin T Leicht

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 114.00

    This text reflects the growing diversity of perspectives, methods and insights currently used in social stratification research. Authors discuss the following broad themes from an international perspective: the changing real and symbolic boundaries of social stratification; who benefits from rapidly changing markets; immigration, marginalization and... more...

  • Classby Richard Scase

    McGraw-Hill Education 1992; US$ 38.00

    Offering an introduction to the analysis of social class, the author highlights the enduring importance of social class in Western capitalist society, characterized by relations of exploitation, against a background of the failure of Soviet and East European state socialism. more...

  • All Riseby Robert Fuller

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2006; US$ 22.95

    In his groundbreaking book Somebodies and Nobodies, Robert Fuller identified a form of domination that everyone has experienced but few dare to protest: rankism, abuse of the power inherent in rank. Low rank—signifying weakness—marks people for abuse and discrimination in much the same way that race, religion, gender, and sexual orientation have... more...

  • Iron in the Soulby Loizos† Peter

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 29.95

    In his vivid, lively account of how Greek Cypriot villagers coped with a thirty-year displacement, Peter Loïzos follows a group of people whom he encountered as prosperous farmers in 1968, yet found as disoriented refugees when revisiting in 1975. By providing a forty year in-depth perspective unusual in the social sciences, this study yields unconventional... more...