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Prestige and stratification

Matti Alestalo

Prestige and stratification

a comparative study on occupational prestige and its determinants

by Matti Alestalo

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Published by Societas scientiarum Fennica, [Academic Bookstore, jakaja in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Finland.
    • Subjects:
    • Occupational prestige -- Finland.,
    • Social classes -- Finland.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 175-180.

      StatementMatti Alestalo, Hannu Uusitalo.
      SeriesCommentationes scientiarum socialium,, 15
      ContributionsUusitalo, Hannu, 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT690.F5 A45 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[1], 180 p. :
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3841848M
      ISBN 109516530974
      LC Control Number81157490

      This text examines the structure of stratification in the United States, focusing on the way one's class location influences his or her life opportunities. Beeghley uses three themes to illustrate social stratification: How power influences the distribution of resources in the United States; how soc. Such systems, he wrote, are based on three dimensions of stratification: class (which we will call wealth), power, and prestige. Wealth is the total value of an individual or family, including income, stocks, bonds, real estate, and other assets; power is the ability to influence others to do your bidding, even if they do not want to; and.

        This book distills out of the rich vein of sociological research some of what is known about the structure of stratification in the United States. It emphasizes the importance of power for understanding the structure of stratification. This book was written as a text to an undergraduate course, and for that purpose it gives a coherent multi-dimensional view of the subject, each chapter suggests relevant websites, and there is a 23 page bibliography. All in all, it gives one a good jumping off point for a serious study of stratification by:

      Sociologist Max Weber, whose work on organizations and bureaucracies was discussed in Chapter 6 "Groups and Organizations", also had much to say about class systems of stratification. Such systems, he wrote, are based on three dimensions of stratification: class (which we .   Now in a thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded third edition, Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective by David B. Grusky continues to be the primary text comprising contributions by leading academicians and researchers on the issues associated with poverty and inequality within the United States. A Author: David B. Grusky.


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