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American class structure

a new synthesis

by Dennis L. Gilbert

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Published by Dorsey Press in Homewood, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Social classes -- United States.,
    • United States -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDennis Gilbert, Joseph A. Kahl.
      SeriesThe Dorsey series in sociology
      ContributionsKahl, Joseph Alan, 1923-, Kahl, Joseph Alan, 1923-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN90.S6 G54 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 386 p. :
      Number of Pages386
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3791519M
      ISBN 100256026785
      LC Control Number81070947

      shared similar social strata or classes divided society into a hierarchy; 2—— THE AMERICAN CLASS STRUCTURE IN AN AGE OF GROWING INEQUALITY Table Life Changes by Social Classa Bottom Middle Top General health excellentb 56% 82% 91% Victims of violent crime/ pop.c 44 34 26 Own homeb 35% 64% 88%. class in the American class structure. (2) Close to half of all locations within the class structure have a "contradictory character," that is, their class content is determined by more than one basic class. The American class structure cannot therefore be represented by any simple scheme of class Size: 2MB.

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gilbert, Dennis L. American class structure. Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth Pub. Co., © (OCoLC) Dennis L. Gilbert is the author of 'The American Class Structure in an Age of Growing Inequality', published under ISBN and ISBN X. [ read more ] Marketplace prices.

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