The American Class Structure In an Age of Growing Inequality

Hamilton College Professor of Sociology Dennis Gilbert discusses the sociological issues involved in class and class structure in American in several categories. The contents include:The Dimensions of Class; Position and Prestige; Social Class, Occupation, and Social Change; Wealth and Income; Socialization, Association, Lifestyles, and Values; Social Mobility: The Structural Context; Family, Education and Career; Elites, the Capitalist Class, and Political Power; Class Consiousness and Class Conflict; The Poor, the Underclass, and Public Policy; and The American Class structure and Growing Inequality.


"Current, concise treatment of America's ever-changing class structure"
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