The Shape of Social Inequality - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780762311781, 9780080459356

The Shape of Social Inequality, Volume 22

1st Edition

Stratification and Ethnicity in Comparative Perspective

Editors: David Bills
Hardcover ISBN: 9780762311781
eBook ISBN: 9780080459356
Imprint: JAI Press
Published Date: 24th August 2005
Page Count: 506
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Table of Contents

Preface: Archibald Orben Haller, an Intellectual Portrait. (A. Portes). Introduction. (D.B. Bills). Concepts for Social Stratification. Are There Any Big Classes at All? (K.A. Weeden, D.B. Grusky). Spaces and Networks: Concepts for Social Stratification. (J. Woelfel, M. Murero). Some Demographic Aspects of Rurality. (G.V. Fuguitt). Applications in U.S. Society. Assimilation in American Society: Occupational Achievement and Earnings for Ethnic Minorities in the United States, 1970 to 1990. (C.M. Snipp, C. Hirschman). Changes in the Structure of Status Systems: Employment Shifts in the Wake of Deindustrialization. (W.J. Haller). Physical and Mental Health Status of Adolescent Girls: A Comparative Ethnic Perspective. (M. Kleykamp, M. Tienda). The Black-White Achievement Gap in the First College Year: Evidence from a New Longitudinal Case Study. (K.I. Spenner, C. Buchmann, L.R. Landerman). Comparative Applications. Status Allocation in Village India. (B.D. Sharda). The Future of Gender in Mexico and the United states: Economic Transformation and Changing Definitions. (P. Fenandez-Kelly). Do Ethnic Enclaves Benefit or Harm Linguistically Isolated Employees? (M.D.R. Evans). Economic Change and the Legitimation of Inequality: The Transition from Socialism to the Free Market in Central-East Europe. (J. Kelley, K. Zagorski). Race, Socioeconomic Development and the Educational Stratification Process in Brazil. (D. Cireno Fernandes). Labor Force Classes and the Earnings Determination of the Farm Population in Brazil: 1973, 1982, and 1988. (J.A Neves).


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Preface: Archibald Orben Haller, an Intellectual Portrait. (A. Portes). Introduction. (D.B. Bills). Concepts for Social Stratification. Are There Any Big Classes at All? (K.A. Weeden, D.B. Grusky). Spaces and Networks: Concepts for Social Stratification. (J. Woelfel, M. Murero). Some Demographic Aspects of Rurality. (G.V. Fuguitt). Applications in U.S. Society. Assimilation in American Society: Occupational Achievement and Earnings for Ethnic Minorities in the United States, 1970 to 1990. (C.M. Snipp, C. Hirschman). Changes in the Structure of Status Systems: Employment Shifts in the Wake of Deindustrialization. (W.J. Haller). Physical and Mental Health Status of Adolescent Girls: A Comparative Ethnic Perspective. (M. Kleykamp, M. Tienda). The Black-White Achievement Gap in the First College Year: Evidence from a New Longitudinal Case Study. (K.I. Spenner, C. Buchmann, L.R. Landerman). Comparative Applications. Status Allocation in Village India. (B.D. Sharda). The Future of Gender in Mexico and the United states: Economic Transformation and Changing Definitions. (P. Fenandez-Kelly). Do Ethnic Enclaves Benefit or Harm Linguistically Isolated Employees? (M.D.R. Evans). Economic Change and the Legitimation of Inequality: The Transition from Socialism to the Free Market in Central-East Europe. (J. Kelley, K. Zagorski). Race, Socioeconomic Development and the Educational Stratification Process in Brazil. (D. Cireno Fernandes). Labor Force Classes and the Earnings Determination of the Farm Population in Brazil: 1973, 1982, and 1988. (J.A Neves).


Details

No. of pages:
506
Language:
English
Copyright:
© JAI Press 2005
Published:
Imprint:
JAI Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080459356
Hardcover ISBN:
9780762311781

About the Editors

David Bills Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Iowa, IA, USA