Hardcover(Second Edition)

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Overview

The second edition of this strong collection brings together classical statements on social stratification with current and original scholarship, providing a foundation for theoretical debate on the nature of race, class, and gender inequality. Designed for students in courses on social stratification, inequality, and social theory, this new edition includes a revised and updated editor's introduction and conclusion, along with five new chapters on race and gender from distinguished scholars in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780742546318
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/27/2006
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.46(w) x 9.34(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Rhonda F. Levine is professor of sociology at Colgate University. She is the author of numerous books, including most recently, Enriching the Sociological Imagination: How Radical Sociology Changed the Discipline and Class, Networks, and Identity: Replanting Jewish Lives from Nazi Germany to Rural New York.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Communist Manifesto Chapter 2 On Classes Chapter 3 Class, Status, Party Chapter 4 What Social Class is in America Chapter 5 Some Principles of Stratification Chapter 6 Some Principles of Stratification: A Critical Analysis Chapter 7 Marxism and Class Theory: A Bourgeois Critique Chapter 8 Class Analysis Chapter 9 Women and Stratification: A Case of Intellectual Sexism Chapter 10 Capitalism, Patriarchy, and the Subordination of Women Chapter 11 Theorizing Difference From Multiracial Feminism Chapter 12 Double-Consciousness and the Veil Chapter 13 Race and Class Chapter 14 The Declining Significance of Race: From Racial Oppression to Economic Class Subordination Chapter 16 Racial Formation Chapter 17 Toward a New Vision: Race, Class, and Gender as Categories of Analysis

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