The New Class Society: Goodbye American Dream? (BOK)

David Wright, Robert Perrucci, Earl Wysong

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The New Class Society introduces students to the sociology of class structure and inequalities as it asks whether or not the American dream has faded. The fourth edition of this powerful book demonstrates how and why class inequalities in the United States have been widened, hardened, and become more entrenched than ever. The fourth edition has been extensively revised and reorganized throughout, including a new introduction that offers an overview of key themes and shorter chapters that cover a wider range of topics. New material for the fourth edition includes a discussion of "The Great Recession" and its ongoing impact, the demise of the middle class, rising costs of college and increasing student debt, the role of electronic media in shaping people's perceptions of class, and more.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter David Wright, Earl Wysong, Robert Perrucci
Forlag
Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN 9781442205277
Antall sider 404 Dimensjoner 15,8cm x 23,7cm x 2,8cm
Vekt 767 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Sociology, Social classes, Ethnic studies, Social discrimination & inequality