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Understanding social inequality

This title brings the study of social stratification and inequality into the 21st century. Starting with the widely agreed 'fact' that the world is becoming more unequal, it brings together sociological and geographical issues that show how place has become an important focus for understanding new trends in social inequality
eBook, English, 2007
SAGE Publications, London, 2007
1 online resource (ix, 222 pages) : illustrations
9781847877123, 9781446219157, 9781281240477, 9780761963691, 9786611240479, 1847877125, 1446219151, 1281240478, 0761963693, 6611240470
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Modernity, Postmodernity and Globalization
Chapter 3
The Collar Line and Urban Boundaries
Chapter 4
The Aftermath of Affluence
Chapter 5
New Spatial and Social Divisions of Labour
Chapter 6
Poverty, Social Exclusion and the Welfare State
Chapter 7
New Work and New Workers
Chapter 8
Class Identity