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            Crimes of Privilege
             

            Crimes of Privilege (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Shover, Neal; Wright, John Paul

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            This reader brings together under a unifying theoretical approach knowledge about and debate over white-collar crime. Editors' introductions preface each chapter. The selections - both classic and contemporary - has been edited for readability and suitability for the college stud...ent.
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            ISBN 9780195136210
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2000
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Readings in Crime & Punishment
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            Social Inequality and Social Stratification in U.S. Society
             

            Social Inequality and Social Stratification in U.S. Society (Paperback)

            By Doob, Christopher Bates

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            'Social Inequality and Class in American Society' includes three core tools (historical scope, qualitative data, and a conceptual framework) to explain social stratification and social inequality.

            ISBN 9780205792412
            Released NZ 9 Jan 2012
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Youth, Class and Everyday Struggles

            Youth, Class and Everyday Struggles (Paperback)

            By Threadgold, Steven

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            The concept of everyday struggles can enliven our understanding of the lives of young people and how social class is made and remade. This book invokes a Bourdieusian spirit to think about the ways young people are pushed and pulled by the normative demands directed at them from ...an early age, whilst they reflexively understand that allegedly available incentives for making the `right' choices and working hard - financial and familial security, social status and job satisfaction - are a declining prospect. In Youth, Class and Everyday Struggles, the figures of those classed as 'hipsters' and 'bogans' are used to analyse how representation works to form a symbolic and moral economy that produces and polices fuzzy class boundaries. Further to this, the practices of young people around DIY cultures are analysed to illustrate struggles to create a satisfying and meaningful existence while negotiating between study, work and creative passions. By thinking through different modalities of struggles, which revolve around meaning making and identity, creativity and authenticity, Threadgold brings Bourdieu's sociological practice together with theories of affect, emotion, morals and values to broaden our understanding of how young people make choices, adapt, strategise, succeed, fail and make do. Youth, Class and Everyday Struggles will appeal to undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as postdoctoral researchers, of fields including: Youth Studies, Class and Inequality, Work and Careers, Subcultures, Media and Creative Industries, Social Theory and Bourdieusian Theory.
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            ISBN 9780367354893
            Released NZ 24 May 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Youth, Young Adulthood and Society
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            Class War: A Tale of Two Americas

            Class War: A Tale of Two Americas (Hardback)

            By Nieves, Evelyn

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            As the wealth gap cuts deeper through the USleaving the poor and an increasingly stressed middle class huddled in growing misery on one side, with an evermore bloated plutocracy sunning itself on the far lofty perchwe are witnessing the making of a new America. It is a country of... jagged contrastsof enormous, careless, Gatsbyesque wealth alongside a brutal landscape of homeless encampments, the working poor, and a distraught, shrinking middle class. American journalism likes to focus on winners, the masters of the universe who amass fortunes with their brilliant brainstorms or their legalized thievery. But the reality for the vast majority of us bears little resemblance to the American Dream that politicians still celebrate, against all economic and social evidence. The two Americas have diverged so widely that even some far-sighted billionaires and their endowed economists have begun to feel uneasy, nervously eyeing the gray masses below them and wondering when they will finally rise up. Now Evelyn Nieves, a reporter who covered poverty in American for the New York Times and Washington Post, travels through the country to record what she sees and to gauge the public mood in this winter of our discontent. Nieves visits homeless tent cities, Indian reservations and communities so economically shattered that the black market in prescription drugs is all that keeps them afloat. She also shares infused cocktails and organic, locally-sourced appetizers with the one-percent crowd, trying to figure out what makes them tick, and how they view their plush lives in the midst of increasing hardship. Welcome to pre-revolutionary Americaor the Disunited States.
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            ISBN 9781510707207
            Released NZ 23 May 2017
            Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
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            Class: Key Concept in Sociology
             

            Class: Key Concept in Sociology (Hardback)

            By Edgell, Stephen

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            This succinct introductory text argues that class remains a key concept in sociology. The author examines the classic contributions of Marx and Weber and the recent works of Wright and Goldthorpe. The book provides students with an accessible review of class structures, social mo...bility, inequality, politics and the potential classlessnes of Britain and America.
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            ISBN 9781138168862
            Released NZ 2 Nov 2015
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Key Ideas
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            Racism in the Neoliberal Era: A Meta History of Elite White Power
             

            Racism in the Neoliberal Era: A Meta History of Elite White Power (Hardback)

            By Hohle, Randolph

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            Racism in the Neoliberal Era explains how simple racial binaries like black/white are no longer sufficient to explain the persistence of racism, capitalism, and elite white power. The neoliberal era feature the largest black middle class in US history and extreme racial marginali...zation. Hohle focuses on how the origins and expansion of neoliberalism depended on language or semiotic assemblage of white-private and black public. The language of neoliberalism explains how the white racial frame operates like a web of racial meanings that connect social groups with economic policy, geography, and police brutality. When America was racially segregated, elites consented to political pressure to develop and fund white-public institutions. The black civil rights movement eliminated legal barriers that prevented racial integration. In response to black civic inclusion, elite whites used a language of white-private/black-public to deregulate the Voting Rights Act and banking. They privatized neighborhoods, schools, and social welfare, creating markets around poverty. They oversaw the mass incarceration and systemic police brutality against people of color. Citizenship was recast as a privilege instead of a right. Neoliberalism is the result of the latest elite white strategy to maintain political and economic power.
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            ISBN 9781138682139
            Released NZ 9 Nov 2017
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Studying the Power Elite: Fifty Years of Who Rules America?
             

            Studying the Power Elite: Fifty Years of Who Rules America? (Hardback)

            By Domhoff, G. William; Other Authors, Eleven

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            This book critiques and extends the analysis of power in the classic, Who Rules America?, on the fiftieth anniversary of its original publication in 1967-and through its subsequent editions. The chapters, written especially for this book by twelve sociologists and political scien...tists, provide fresh insights and new findings on many contemporary topics, among them the concerted attempt to privatize public schools; foreign policy and the growing role of the military-industrial component of the power elite; the successes and failures of union challenges to the power elite; the ongoing and increasingly global battles of a major sector of agribusiness; and the surprising details of how those who hold to the egalitarian values of social democracy were able to tip the scales in a bitter conflict within the power elite itself on a crucial banking reform in the aftermath of the Great Recession. These social scientists thereby point the way forward in the study of power, not just in the United States, but globally. A brief introductory chapter situates Who Rules America? within the context of the most visible theories of power over the past fifty years-pluralism, Marxism, Millsian elite theory, and historical institutionalism. Then, a chapter by G. William Domhoff, the author of Who Rules America?, takes us behind the scenes on how the original version was researched and written, tracing the evolution of the book in terms of new concepts and research discoveries by Domhoff himself, as well as many other power structure researchers, through the 2014 seventh edition. Readers will find differences of opinion and analysis from chapter to chapter. The authors were encouraged to express their views independently and frankly. They do so in an admirable and useful fashion that will stimulate everyone's thinking on these difficult and complex issues, setting the agenda for future studies of power.
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            ISBN 9781138106956
            Released NZ 16 Aug 2017
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Ideologies of Class: Social Relations in Britain 1880-1950
             

            The Ideologies of Class: Social Relations in Britain 1880-1950 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By McKibbin, Ross

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            Between 1880 and 1950 manual workers and their dependents made up three-quarters of the British population. In this collection of essays, Ross McKibbin examines the social and political character of the working class, as well as its relationship with the rest of society and the S...tate.
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            ISBN 9780198205111
            Released NZ 26 May 1994
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Clarendon Paperbacks
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            Trans* Lives in the United States: Challenges of Transition and Beyond
             

            Trans* Lives in the United States: Challenges of Transition and Beyond (Hardback)

            By Cutler Seeber, Andrew

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            Being and becoming trans* is a complex and varied experience whether an individual is living openly as trans* or not. Few published studies in either the academic or popular press illuminate the challenges of living as a trans* person after medical and social transition are compl...ete. Trans* Lives in the United States builds upon earlier research and contributes a much-needed theoretically grounded empirical study that examines the hurdles from transition to the end of life by employing an intersectional analytical frame. The analysis pays careful attention to the role of class inequality, and draws on critical race studies, sexuality studies, and feminist studies. Drawing upon thirty face-to-face interviews, it privileges the experiences and voices of trans* individuals from a wide range of racial, ethnic, and class backgrounds. Moving beyond earlier studies that ended with an analysis of the moment of identity transition, this text provides a more nuanced understanding of the complex negotiations that individuals who self-identify as trans* endure.
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            ISBN 9781138296688
            Released NZ 2 Oct 2017
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Framing 21st Century Social Issues
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            Social Problems: An Advocate Group Approach

            Social Problems: An Advocate Group Approach (Hardback)

            By Horsfall, Sara Towe

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            This book represents a truly innovative and empowering approach to social problems. Instead of focusing solely on a seemingly tireless list of major problems, Sara Towe Horsfall considers how select key issues can be solved and pays particular attention to the advocate groups alr...eady on the front lines. Horsfall first provides a r
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            ISBN 9780367320188
            Released NZ 17 Jul 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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