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Great Divides : Readings in Social Inequality in the United States

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Drawing from classic and contemporary scholarship, Shapiro has carefully selected 46 readings that illustrate basic theories, concepts, and findings associated with social inequality in the more

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  • Paperback | 430 pages
  • 185.4 x 231.1 x 17.8mm | 771.12g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
  • United States
  • English, Multiple languages
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0767416406
  • 9780767416405

Table of contents

Preface About the Contributors Introduction Part I. Opportunity and Inequality in the United States Claude Fischer, Michael Hout, Martin Sanchez Jankowski, Samuel Lucas, Ann Swidler, and Kim Voss, Why Inequality? William Ryan, The Equality Dilemma: Fair Play or Fair Shares? * Frank Levy, A Half Century of Incomes * Edward N. Wolff, Top Heavy Part II. How SOCIAL Stratification IS Generated Theories of Stratification Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, Manifesto of the Communist Party Max Weber, Class, Status, Party Heidi Hartmann, Capitalism, Patriarcharcy, and Job Segregation by Sex Edna Bonacich, A Theory of Ethnic Antagonism: The Split Labor Market Stratification and Society * Peter M. Blau and Otis Dudley Duncan, The Process of Stratification * Jay Macleod, Social Immobility in the Land of Opportunity Ralph H. Turner, Sponsored and Contest Mobility and the School System Kingsley Davis and Wilbert E. Moore, Some Principles of Stratification Herbert J. Gans, The Uses of Undeservingness Part III. Class Class Formation and Globalization Erik Olin Wright, A General Framework for the Analysis of Class * Thorsten Veblen, Conspicuous Leisure Richard J. Barnet and John Cavanagh, Mass Production in Postmodern Times * William Greider, The Storm Upon Us * Douglas S. Massey, Joaquin Arango, Graeme Hugo, Ali Kouaouchi, Adela Pelligrino, and J. Edward Taylor, New Migrations, New Theories Power and Division C. Wright Mills, The Structure of Power in American Society * Jeffrey Reiman, Weeding Out the Wealthy G. William Domhoff, The American Upper Class Class in the United States John E. Schwartz and Thomas J. Volgy, Economic Self- Sufficiency in Present-Day America Bennett Harrison and Barry Bluestone, The Crisis of the American Dream * Kathryn Edin and Laura Lein, Making Ends Meet at a Low- Wage Job Part IV. Race and Ethnicity Race in Our Time W .E. B. Du Bois, The Problem of the Twentieth Century is the Problem of the Color Line * Michael Omni and Howard Winant, Racial Formation * Elijah Anderson, Campaigning for Respect Ronald Takaki, A History of Multicultural America Race and Ethnic Division * Kathryn M. Neckermann and Joleen Kirschenman, 'We'd love to Hire Them But!' The Meaning of Race for Employers Douglas S. Massey and Nancy A. Denton, The Continuing Causes of Segregation Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro, Black Wealth/White Wealth * Joe R. Feagan, The Continuing Significance of Race: Antiblack Discrimination in Public Places * Roger Waldinger, The Ethnic Enclave Debate Revisited * William Julius Wilson, Racial Antagonisms and Race-Based Social Policy Part V. Gender Gendering Society * Barbara J. Risman, Gender as Structure Peggy McIntosh, White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences * Patricia Hill Collins, Mammies, Matriarchs, and other Controlling Images * Elizabeth Higginbotham, Women and Work: Exploring Race, Ethnicity, and Class Michael Messner, Boyhood, Organized Sports, and the Construction of Masculinities Structuring Gender * Mindy Stombler, 'Buddies' or 'Slutties': The Collective Sexual Reputation of Fraternity Little Sisters * Roslyn Arlin Mickelson, Why Does Jane Read So Well? The Anomaly of Women's Achievement Ann M. Morrison, Randall P. White, Ellen Van Velsor, and The Center For Creative Leadership, The Ceiling and the Wall: The Double Barrier to the Top Barbara F. Reskin and Irene Padavic, Women, Men, and Work in the Twenty-First Century Part VI. Class, Race, and Gender in an Institutional Context: Education Peter W. Cookson, Jr. and Caroline Hodges Persell, The Vital Link: Prep Schools and Higher Education Jonathon Kozol, The Savage Inequalities of Public Education in New York * William G. Bowen, and Derek Bok, The Shape of the River Credits *Starred readings indicate new to this editionshow more

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