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Understanding social divisions [electronic resource] / Shaun Best.

By: Best, Shaun.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2005Description: 1 online resource (333 p.).ISBN: 9781848600546 (electronic bk.); 1848600542 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social groups | Social classes | Social stratification | Social status | Marginality, Social | Minorities -- Social conditions | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations | Sociale klassen | Sociale stratificatieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Understanding social divisions.DDC classification: 305 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction; One; Two; Three; Four; Five; Conclusions; Index;
Summary: The study of social divisions has dominated research within the social sciences since the 19th century. This book outlines and evaluates theories and research from a long historical period looks at how social divisions influence the formation of identity and 'the other'. It discusses the mechanisms that are drawn upon to maintain social divisions.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Introduction; One; Two; Three; Four; Five; Conclusions; Index;

The study of social divisions has dominated research within the social sciences since the 19th century. This book outlines and evaluates theories and research from a long historical period looks at how social divisions influence the formation of identity and 'the other'. It discusses the mechanisms that are drawn upon to maintain social divisions.

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