This text reflects the growing diversity of perspectives, methods and insights currently used in social stratification research. Authors discuss the following broad themes from an international perspective: the changing real and symbolic boundaries of social stratification; who benefits from rapidly changing markets; immigration, marginalization and exclusion; and modelling occupational mobility. The contributions demonstrate the changing nature of social stratification systems in today's global and fragmented economy.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : The Changing Real and Symbolic Boundaries of Social Stratification: Symbolic boundaries and the new division of labour - engineers, workers and the restructuring of factory life, (S.P. Vallas); Inequality in America - the case for post-industrial capitalism, (J.I. Nelson); The movement of physicians between specialties, (J.A. Jacobs et al.); Support for redistributive policies among the African American middle class: race and class effects, (G. Wilson). Who Benefits from Rapidly Changing Markets? Evidence from Different Contexts: Working class wages during early industrialization - Brazilian evidence, (J. Kelley, A.O. Haller); Redistribution under state socialism - a USSR and PRC comparison, (Xueguang Zhou, O. Suhomlinova). Immigration, Marginalization and Exclusion: Strategies of economic endurance - Israeli Palestinians in the ethnic economy and the public sector, (Y.P. Yonay, V. Kraus); Mass migration and labor market incorporation - Soviet Jewish immigrants in Israel, (N. Weinberg). Modelling Occupational
- Data Publicarii : 13 Feb 2001
- Format : Hardback
- Numar pagini : 372
- ISBN : 9780762307524