Rethinking Class: Cultures, Identities and Lifestyles by F. DevineRethinking Class: Cultures, Identities and Lifestyles by F. Devine

Rethinking Class: Cultures, Identities and Lifestyles

byF. Devine

Paperback | October 29, 2004

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Edited by leading British sociologists of stratification, this book advances contemporary debates in class analysis. It draws on current theoretical debates in sociology and considers the implications of the cultural turn for the study of class. It brings together the very latest empirical work on contemporary topics such as culture, identities and lifestyles undertaken by researchers from Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and Australia. It will be required reading for those committed to pushing the boundaries of class and stratification in new and exciting directions around the world.
FIONA DEVINE is Professor of Sociology, University of Manchester, UK. She is the author ofSocial Class in America and Britain(Edinburgh University Press, 1997) and the co-author, with Sue Heath, ofSociological Research Methods in Context(Palgrave, 1999).MIKE SAVAGE is Professor of Sociology and Head of the Department of Sociology at Ma...
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Title:Rethinking Class: Cultures, Identities and LifestylesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:229 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.55 inPublished:October 29, 2004Publisher:Red Globe PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333968956

ISBN - 13:9780333968956

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables.- Notes on Contributors.- The Cultural Turn, Sociology and Class Analysis; F.Devine and M.Savage.- Social Stratification and Social Inequality: Models of Intersectionality and Identity; F.Anthias.- The Re-branding of Class: Propertising Culture; B.Skeggs.- Class and Culture in Germany; M. Vester.- Local Habitus and Working-class Culture; M.Savage, B.Longhurst and G.Bagnall.- Memory Magic: How a Working-class Neighbourhood became an Imagined Community and Class Started to Matter When it Lost its Base; T.Blokland.- Middle-class Identities in the United States; F.Devine.- Social Change and Social Identities: Postmodernity, Reflexive Modernisation and the Transformation of Social Identities in Australia; T.Phillips and M.Western.- Class Analysis: Beyond the Cultural Turn; R.Crompton and J.Scott.- Bibliography.- Index.