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The New Class Society : Goodbye American Dream?.

Author/Creator:
Wysong, Earl.
Edition:
4th ed.
Publication:
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (335 pages)
Subjects:
Social classes -- United States.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The New Class Society introduces students to the sociology of class structure and inequality. The fourth edition demonstrates how and why class differences in the United States have become more entrenched than ever. Revised and reorganized, this edition features a new introduction and shorter chapters that cover a wider range of topics-from the Great Recession to how electronic media shape our perceptions of class.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1: Class in America: The Way We Were
Chapter 2: The New American Class Structure
Chapter 3: The New Economy and the New Class Structure
Chapter 4: The Global Economy and Class Inequalities
Chapter 5: How the Middle Class Died
Chapter 6: Conflicting Class Interests and Class War
Chapter 7: The Invisible Class Empire
Chapter 8: Political Finance: It's Money That Matters
Chapter 9: Policy Planning and Classwide Lobbying
Chapter 10: The Information Industry
Chapter 11: Educating for Privilege: Dreaming, Streaming, and Creaming
Chapter 12: The Pacification of Everyday Life
Chapter 13: The Culture Industry and Pacification
Chapter 14: Class in the Twenty-First Century
Notes
Bibliography
About the Authors.
Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Perrucci, Robert.
Wright, David.
Other format:
Print version: Wysong, Earl The New Class Society
ISBN:
9781442205291
9781442205284
OCLC:
853454244
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