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  1. Represent

    Art and Identity Among the Black Upper-Middle Class

    By Patricia A. Banks

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    Patricia A. Banks traverses the New York and Atlanta art worlds to uncover how black identities are cultivated through black art patronage. Drawing on over 100 in-depth interviews, observations at arts events, and photographs of art displayed in homes, Banks elaborates a racial identity theory of...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Inequality and Power

    The Economics of Class

    By Eric A. Schutz

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book is about the causes and consequences of economic inequality in the advanced market economies of today. It is commonplace that in market systems people choose their own individual economic destinies, but of course the choices people make are importantly determined by the alternatives...

    Published June 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Anthony Giddens

    By Ian Craib

    The Giddens phenomenon has been one of the most obvious and talked about features of world sociology since the late 1960’s. This book, first published in 1992, provides a prudent and essential critical introduction to one of the leading sociologists of our time. The book is intended to provide...

    Published June 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Bilingual Pre-Teens

    Competing Ideologies and Multiple Identities in the U.S. and Germany

    By Janet M. Fuller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    This volume examines the connection between socio-economic class and bilingual practices, a previously under-researched area, through looking at differences in bilingual settings that are classified as "immigrant" or "elite" and are thus linked to socio-economic class categories. Fuller chooses for...

    Published May 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Builders

    Class, Gender and Ethnicity in the Construction Industry

    By Darren Thiel

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    Building workers constitute between five and ten per cent of the total labour market in almost every country of the world. They construct, repair and maintain the vital physical infrastructure of our societies, and we rely upon and trust their achievements every day. Yet we know surprisingly little...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Hacking Capitalism

    The Free and Open Source Software Movement

    By Johan Söderberg

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    The Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) movement demonstrates how labour can self-organise production, and, as is shown by the free operating system GNU/Linux, even compete with some of the worlds largest firms. The book examines the hopes of such thinkers as Friedrich Schiller, Karl Marx, Herbert...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Black and Postcolonial Feminisms in New Times

    Researching Educational Inequalities

    Edited by Heidi Safia Mirza, Cynthia Joseph

    This book is a compelling collection of essays on the intersection of race, gender and class in education written by leading black and postcolonial feminists of colour from Asia, Africa and the Caribbean living in Britain, America, Canada, and Australia. It addresses controversial issues such as...

    Published April 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of Social Exclusion in India

    Democracy at the Crossroads

    Edited by Harihar Bhattacharyya, Partha Sarkar, Angshuman Kar

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Social exclusion and inclusion remain issues of fundamental importance to democracy. Both exclusion and inclusion relate to the access to participation in the public realm, public goods and services for certain groups of people who are minorities, marginalized and deprived. Democratization has led...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Social Class and Education

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Lois Weis, Nadine Dolby

    Series: Education in Global Context

    Social Class and Education: Global Perspectives is the first empirically grounded volume to explore the intersections of class, social structure, opportunity, and education on a truly global scale. Fifteen essays from contributors representing the US, Europe, China, Latin America and other regions...

    Published March 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Hegemony

    Studies in Consensus and Coercion

    Edited by Richard Howson, Kylie Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    The originality and depth of Gramsci's theory of hegemony is now evidenced in the wide-ranging intellectual applications within a growing corpus of research and writings that include social, political and cultural theory, historical interpretation, gender and globalization. The reason that hegemony...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge