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Changing classes [electronic resource] :stratification and mobility in post-industrial societies / edited by G�sta Esping-Andersen.

Contributor(s): Esping-Andersen, G�sta, 1947-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Sage studies in international sociology: 45.Publisher: London ; Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1993Description: 1 online resource (ix, 261 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781849208253 (electronic bk.); 1849208255 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social classes | Social mobility | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Social Classes | Social classes | Social mobility | Sociale stratificatie | Sociale mobiliteit | Postindustri�ele maatschappij | Mobilidade social | Mudan�ca social | Estratifica�c�ao social | Soziale Mobilit�at | Soziale Schichtung | Nachindustrielle Gesellschaft | Soziale Klasse | Social classesGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 305.5/13 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Post-industrial class structures : an analytical framework / G�sta Esping-Andersen -- Trends in contemporary class structuration : a six-nation comparison / G�sta Esping-Andersen, Zina Assimakopoulou and Kees van Kersbergen -- The post-industrial stratificational order : the Norwegian experience / Jon Eivind Kolberg and Arne Kolstad -- Class inequality and post-industrial employment in Sweden / Michael T�ahlin -- Is there a new service proletariat? : the tertiary sector and social inequality in Germany / Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Gianna Giannelli and Karl Ulrich Mayer -- Post-industrial career structures in Britain / Jonathan Gershuny -- Does post-industrialism matter? : the Canadian experience / John Myles, Garnett Picot and Ted Wannell -- Careers in the US service economy / Jerry A. Jacobs -- Mobility regimes and class formation / G�sta Esping-Andersen.
Summary: This book makes a significant contribution towards understanding the new class structures of post-industrial societies and the changing processes of social stratification and mobility. Drawing together comparative research on the dynamics of social stratification in a number of key western societies, the authors develop a framework for the analysis of post-industrial class formation. They illustrate the significance of the relations between the welfare state and the household, and the critical interface between gender and class. Case studies of the USA, the UK, Canada, Germany, Norway and Swed.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [242]-252) and index.

Post-industrial class structures : an analytical framework / G�sta Esping-Andersen -- Trends in contemporary class structuration : a six-nation comparison / G�sta Esping-Andersen, Zina Assimakopoulou and Kees van Kersbergen -- The post-industrial stratificational order : the Norwegian experience / Jon Eivind Kolberg and Arne Kolstad -- Class inequality and post-industrial employment in Sweden / Michael T�ahlin -- Is there a new service proletariat? : the tertiary sector and social inequality in Germany / Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Gianna Giannelli and Karl Ulrich Mayer -- Post-industrial career structures in Britain / Jonathan Gershuny -- Does post-industrialism matter? : the Canadian experience / John Myles, Garnett Picot and Ted Wannell -- Careers in the US service economy / Jerry A. Jacobs -- Mobility regimes and class formation / G�sta Esping-Andersen.

This book makes a significant contribution towards understanding the new class structures of post-industrial societies and the changing processes of social stratification and mobility. Drawing together comparative research on the dynamics of social stratification in a number of key western societies, the authors develop a framework for the analysis of post-industrial class formation. They illustrate the significance of the relations between the welfare state and the household, and the critical interface between gender and class. Case studies of the USA, the UK, Canada, Germany, Norway and Swed.

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