• Class and Inequality: Comparative Perspectives

    Class and Inequality: Comparative Perspectives (Paperback) By (author) Malcolm Hamilton, By (author) Maria Hirszowicz


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    DescriptionThis successor volume to "Class and Inequality in Pre-Industrial, Capitalist and Communist Societies" examines the most important issues and debates relating to inequality and stratificaton. It covers all the major concepts, including power, priviledge, prestige, class and status. Topis discussed include: a critical examination of the major theoretical approaches to inequality and stratification; a discussion of key contemporary issues in capitalist and western industrial societies, such as the managerial revolution thesis and debates on the distribution of income; an assesssment of the recent social changes in Eastern Europe and how these have impacted on the system of inequality under communist regimes; and patterns of inequality, class and status in Third World and developing countries.

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    Class and Inequality
    Comparative Perspectives
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Malcolm Hamilton, By (author) Maria Hirszowicz
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 300
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Weight: 488 g
    ISBN 13: 9780745010007
    ISBN 10: 0745010008

    BIC E4L: SOC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.1T
    BIC subject category V2: JFS
    BISAC V2.8: SOC050000
    DC20: 305
    Edition statement
    2nd edition
    Illustrations note
    Pearson Education Limited
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    01 July 1993
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    Concepts and categories; theories of inequality; pre-industrial societies; capitalism and the capital class; social mobility; inequality in post-communist societies.