How class works : objective and subjective aspects of class since the 1970s / Michael Hout Are there social classes? A framework for testing sociology's favorite concept / David B. Grusky and Kim A. Weeden Education-based meritocracy : the barriers to its realization / John Goldthorpe and Michelle Jackson Class and the transition to adulthood / Annette Lareau and Elliot B. Weininger Breaking the class monolith : understanding class differences in black adolescents' attachment to racial identity / Karyn Lacy and Angel L. Harris Bringing sibling differences in : enlarging our understanding of the transmission of advantage in families / Dalton Conley Class and politics / Jeff Manza and Clem Brooks Social inequality and health : future directions for the fundamental cause explanation / Richard M. Carpiano, Bruce G. Link, and Jo C. Phelan Race, class, and neighborhoods / Mary Pattillo What does class inequality among women look like? A comparison with men and families, 1970-2000 / Leslie McCall Logics of class analysis / Erik Olin Wright Two oppositions in studies of class : a reflection / John Goldthorpe Reflections on "class matters" / Janny Scott Class notes / Roger D. Hodge Holding up a mirror to a classless society / Ray Suarez Reading class between the lines (of this volume) : a reflection on why we should stick to folk concepts of social class / Dalton Conley.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Albert E. Visk, W'28, Memorial Book Fund. Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1953 Fund.