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Rural Young Women, Education, and Socio-Spatial Mobility

Landscapes of Success

by Wendy Geller

<p>Much of the literature on globalization has centered on the large, macro-level forces that influence the ways ideas, people, and various forms of capital move around the world. From this vantage point, discussions about the progressive ...

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Sardar Patel And Communal Issues Of Kashmir

by Neelam Pandey

<p>We all know the immense contribution of Sardar towards freedom of India and Republic of India. It was he who united India. The British rule decided to divide in India by giving India freedom. They planned that when all the 600 states of India

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Screwnomics

How Our Economy Works Against Women and Real Ways to Make Lasting Change

by Rickey Gard Diamond

<p>The personal is not only political, it’s also economic and sexual: as a society, we’re encouraged to view economics as objective science far removed from us—when in reality it has concrete and far-reaching effects on our everyday lives.<br ...

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Searching for Marx in the Occupy Movement

by John Leveille

<p><em>Searching for Marx in the Occupy Movement</em> is a critical, participant observation study of the Philadelphia branch of the Occupy Wall Street movement. John Leveille spent over nine months with Occupy Philadelphia as the members ...

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Seeing Through the System

The Invisible Class Struggle in America

by Gus Bagakis

<p>Most people think of class as a ranking systemthe more you have, the higher your class status. In contrast to this view, in this new study author Gus Bagakis demonstrates that class is a tool that explains how the capitalist system works and ...

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Shopping for Identity

The Marketing of Ethnicity

by Marilyn Halter

<p>In America today, you can connect to your ethnic heritage in dozens of ways, or adopt an identity just for an evening. Our society is not a melting pot but a salad bar--a bazaar in which the purveyors of goods and services spend close to $2 ...

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Slum Clearance

The Social and Administrative Context in England and Wales

by John English, Ruth Madigan & Peter Norman

<p>Originally published in 1976. Slum clearance is a particularly significant process because it places the ordinary citizen in a state of extreme dependence on his local authority. The local authority not only destroys his existing environment ...

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Social Class on Campus

Theories and Manifestations

by Will Barratt

A first-year experience text, and a resource for diversity and student affairs courses and workshops<br /><br />"Barratt successfully breaks class down in a way that allows the reader to observe it through a variety of lenses (education, ...

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Social Exclusion and Discrimination with Weaker Sections of Society

An Inclusive Policy

by Emanual Nahar

<p>The processes of exclusion and hierarchy in society, is embedded deeply in the historical, cultural, and social web, especially in the context of India. Excluded groups of the society continue to be the disadvantaged, distressed and ...

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Social Inequality

Forms, Causes, and Consequences

by Charles E. Hurst, Heather M Fitz Gibbon & Anne M Nurse

<p>Like past editions, this tenth edition of <em>Social Inequality: Forms, Causes, and Consequences</em> is a user-friendly introduction to the study of social inequality. This book conveys the pervasiveness and extensiveness of social ...

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Social Networks and Social Exclusion

Sociological and Policy Perspectives

by Graham Allan

<p>How important are social networks to daily life? There is now substantial evidence that attachment to a network may be vital in securing employment, in promoting good health, in maintaining positive relationships, and in supporting people in ...

ISBN: 9781351899413

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Society In India Structure And Problem

by Ajoy Kumar Singh

<p>Indian society has a rich diversity. Starting from the arrival of the Aryans, there was an interaction with conflict, cooperation and synthesis of different cultural/religious streams. While Brahminism imposed an exclusionist caste hierarchy ...

ISBN: 9789388040617

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Solidarity Forever?

Race, Gender, and Unionism in the Ports of Southern California

by Jake Alimahomed-Wilson

<p>The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) remains one of the best examples of a labor union that traces its origins to radical anti-racist principles. Today, very few mainstream unions remain that were founded on militant, ...

ISBN: 9781498514354

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Stakes Is High

Race, Faith, and Hope for America

by Michael W. Waters

<p>2018 Religion Communicators Council (RCC**) Wilbur Award, Books-Non-Fiction**</p> <p><em>&quot;Michael W. Waters...is both blunt and lyrical as he meditates on police violence, racism, hip-hop, and the power of faith.&quot;</em> ...

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Standing Upright Here: Global Ethics for the 21st Century

by Gwen S Francis

<p>I had been a volunteer teacher for years 7-8 in the New Zealand public school system of ‘Bible in School’, but there was a move, as our country became more secular and multicultural, to eliminate Christian teaching from our schools. I had ...

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State-Sponsored Inequality

The Banner System and Social Stratification in Northeast China

by Shuang Chen

<p>This book explores the social economic processes of inequality in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century rural China. Drawing on uniquely rich source materials, Shuang Chen provides a comprehensive view of the creation of a social hierarchy ...

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Status Passage

by Anselm L. Strauss

<p>The French writer Arnold van Gennep first called attention to the phenomena of status passages in his Rites of Passage one hundred years ago. In Status Passage, first published in 1971, the movement of individuals and groups in contemporary ...

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Status, Power, and Legitimacy

by Morris Zelditch

<p><em>Status, Power, and Legitimacy</em> presents methodological, theoretical, and empirical essays by Joseph Berger and Morris Zelditch, Jr.—two of the leading contributors to the Stanford tradition in the study of micropro-cesses. This ...

ISBN: 9781351291101

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Strategic Leadership: Realizing Student Aspiration Outcomes

by Inas Zulkipli Ph.D. & Hairuddin Mohd Ali Ph.D.

<p>Strategic leadership is considered alienated to the education administrators’ fraternity. The scholars of education were unaware of this knowledge because education stood by itself. The dynamic globalization changed the world in almost ...

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Summary and Analysis of White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

Based on the Book by Nancy Isenberg

by Worth Books

<p><strong>So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of <em>White Trash</em> tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Nancy Isenberg’s book.</strong><br />  <br /> Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the ...

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