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Class in America : an encyclopedia /

Title
Class in America : an encyclopedia / edited by Robert E. Weir.
Publication
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.

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Additional Authors
Weir, Robert E., 1952-
Description
3 v. (xxiv, 999 p.) : ill., ports.; 27 cm.
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • v. 1. A-G -- v. 2. H-P -- v. 3. Q-Z.
  • v. 1. A-G -- Abbott, Edith and Grace -- Academia -- Accents and language patterns -- Achievement and ascription -- Adams family -- Addams, Jane -- Advertising -- Affirmative action -- Affluent Society -- African Americans -- Agrarianism -- Agribusiness -- Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) -- Alger, Horatio -- Alienation -- Althusser, Louis -- American dream -- American Enterprise Institute -- American exceptionalism -- American Federation of Labor (AFL) -- American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) -- American Indians -- American Revolution -- Anarchy -- Anglophilia -- Anti-Semitism -- Antitrust laws -- Appalachia -- Appeal to Reason -- Armories -- Aronowitz, Stanley -- Art -- Ascription -- Asian Americans -- Assimilation -- Astor, John Jacob -- Auchincloss, Louis -- Authority -- Bacon's Rebellion -- Baltzell, E. Digby -- Beacon Hill -- Begging and busking -- Bellamy, Edward -- Berger, Victor -- Bernstein, Jared -- Big game hunting -- Bilingualism -- Bill of Rights -- Birth control -- Black conservatism -- Black power -- Blau, Peter Michael -- Blue collar --
  • Blue-collar unions -- Blues -- Bluestone, Barry -- Boarding schools -- Boards of directors -- Bobos -- Body image -- Boston Brahmins -- Bourdieu, Pierre -- Bourgeoisie -- Bowling -- Brace, Charles Loring -- Bracero Program -- Buchanan, Pat -- Bush family -- Business aristocracy -- Business cycle -- Campaign financing -- Capitalism -- Carnegie, Andrew -- Casinos -- Caste -- Catholics -- Cattle Kingdom -- CEO -- Chamber of Commerce -- Charity balls -- Chicago School of Economics -- Child labor -- Children and poverty -- Chomsky, Noam -- Civil service -- Civil War -- Class consciousness -- Class definitions -- Class formation -- Class struggle -- Class subcultures -- Classism -- Cloward, Richard Andrew -- Cold War -- Coles, Robert -- Commons, John R. -- Communist Party -- Community colleges -- Company town -- Comparable worth -- Competitiveness -- Conflict theory -- Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) -- Conspicuous consumption -- Consumer Price Index -- Consumerism -- Continuous/discontinuous views of class -- Contradictory class location -- Corporate class -- Country clubs -- Country music -- Creationism -- Creative destruction -- Crime -- Critical elite theory -- Cultural capital -- Cultural tourism -- Culture of poverty -- Culture wars --
  • Dahrendorf, Ralf -- Davis, Kingsley -- Davis-Moore thesis -- Day, Dorothy -- Day trading -- Debs, Eugene -- Debutantes -- Deference -- Deindustrialization -- Delmonico's -- Democracy -- Department stores -- Designer goods -- Discontinuous views of class -- Disenfranchisement -- Domhoff, G. William, Jr. -- Dorr Rebellion -- Dot-com bubble -- Dreiser, Theodore -- Drug policy -- Drury, Victor -- Du Bois, W.E.B. -- Dye, Thomas -- Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 (EOA) -- Edge city -- Education -- Ehrenreich, Barbara -- Elitism -- Entitlements -- Environmentalism -- Episcopalians -- Equity pay -- Ethnic enclaves -- Eugenics -- Europhilia -- Evangelicalism -- Factory system -- Faith-based charities -- False consciousness -- Family trust -- Farrell, James -- Fashion -- Federalist Party -- Federalist Society -- Feminization of poverty -- Fifth Avenue -- Film -- First Families of Virginia -- Flat tax -- Floyd, Charles ("Pretty Boy") -- Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley -- Food bank -- Foreign policy establishment -- Fortune magazine -- Foundations -- Fraternalism -- Fraternities and sororities -- Free trade -- Friedman, Milton -- Functional elite theory -- Fundamentalism --
  • Galbraith, John Kenneth -- Gambling -- Gangs -- Gated communities -- Gates, Bill -- Gender stratification -- General strike -- Gentrification -- George, Henry -- Ghetto -- Giddens, Anthony -- Gilded Age -- Gilman, Charlotte Perkins -- Glass ceiling -- Globalization -- Gold -- Gold, Mike -- Goldman, Emma -- Goldthrope, John -- Gompers, Samuel -- Gramsci, Antonio -- Grant, Madison -- Grapes of Wrath, The -- Great Depression -- Great Gatsby, The -- Great Society -- Grunge and punk culture -- Guaranteed annual income -- Guthrie, Woody --
  • v. 2. H-P -- Hamptons -- Harlem -- Harrington, Michael -- Haywood, "Big Bill" -- Head Start -- Health care -- Hearst family -- Hegemony theory -- Heritage Foundation -- Hidden Injuries of Class, The -- High culture -- Higher education -- Hispanics -- Home ownership -- Homelessness -- Homosexuality -- Housing policy -- Howe, Irving -- Hutchinson, Anne -- Immigration -- Income and inheritance taxes -- Income and wealth -- Indentured servitude -- Individualism -- Industrial reserve army -- Industrial Revolution -- Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) -- Inequality measures -- Inequality theory -- Inheritance tax -- Inner cities -- Institutional discrimination -- Invisible Man -- Irish Americans -- Ivy League -- Jacksonian democracy -- James, Henry -- James, Jesse -- Jazz -- Jewish Americans -- Job Corps -- Job training -- Jungle, The -- Justice (civil) -- Katrina -- Kennedy family -- Kerbo, Harold -- Keynes, John Maynard -- King, martin Luther, Jr. -- Knights of Labor -- Kozol, Jonathan -- Ku Klux Klan -- Labor movement -- Lathrop, Julia -- Latinos and Hispanics -- Law of the jungle -- Law schools -- Legacies -- Legitimation -- Leninism -- Lenski, Gerhard -- Levittown -- Lewis, John L. -- Lewis, Sinclair -- Life chances -- Life expectancy -- Lipset, Seymour Martin -- Literacy -- Literature -- Living wage -- Lobbyists -- London, Jack -- Long, Huey P. -- Lotteries -- Lowell, Josephine Shaw -- Lowell family -- Lowell millworkers -- Lower class -- Luxury goods -- Lynd, Robert Staughton and Helen --
  • Magazines -- Maldistribution of wealth -- Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, The -- Managerial class -- Maoism -- Marcantonio, Vito -- Marriage -- Marxism/Marxists -- Mass media -- Masses -- McCarthyism -- McDonald's -- McMansion -- Means of production -- Meany, George -- Medical care -- Mellon family -- Men's clubs -- Mergers and acquisitions -- Meritocracy -- Middle class -- Middletown -- Middling sorts -- Migrant labor -- Military-industrial complex -- Military recruiting -- Mill, John Stuart -- Mills, C. Wright -- Minimum wage -- Molly Maguires -- Monday Night Football -- Monetary system -- Monopoly -- Moore, Wilbert -- Morgan, J.P. -- Mormons -- Movies -- Muckraking -- Mudsill theory -- Multinational corporations -- Municipal socialism -- Museums -- Myers, Gustavus -- Myrdal, Gunnar -- NAACP -- Nader, Ralph -- Native Americans -- Natural aristocracy -- Negative income tax -- Neiman Marcus -- New Deal -- New Deal coalition -- New Left -- New middle class -- New social history -- New York Yankees -- Newport -- Newspaper mergers -- Nob Hill -- Nonprofits -- Norris, Frank -- Nouveau riche --
  • Objective method -- O'Hare, Kate Richards -- Okies -- One-parent families -- Organization man -- Other America, The -- Outlaws -- Outsourcing -- Ownership society -- Parochial schools -- Parsons, Albert R. and Lucy -- Parsons, Talcott -- Patriotism -- Pawnbrokers -- Peonage -- Pesotta, Rose -- Petite/petty bourgeoisie -- Philanthropy -- Pink-collar workers -- Piven, Frances Fox -- Planned Parenthood -- Pluralism -- Polanyi, Karl -- Polo -- Poor People's March -- Populism -- Pornography -- Postindustrialism -- Poulantzas, Nicos -- Poverty -- Poverty calculations -- Poverty theory -- Powderly, Terence -- Power -- Power elite -- Presley, Elvis -- Prestige -- Primary (informal) work groups -- Prisons -- Private schools -- Privatization -- Progressive Era -- Progressive/regressive taxation -- Prohibition -- Proletarian literature -- Proletarianization -- Proletariat -- Property rights -- Protectionism -- Protestant work ethic -- Public schools -- Punk and grunge culture -- Puritans -- Pygmalion studies -- Pyramid scheme --
  • v. 3. Q-Z -- Quotas -- Race, racism, and racial stratification -- Rap -- Reagan, Ronald -- Reagan Democrats -- Real income/real wages -- Reconstruction -- Red Diaper Babies -- Red Scare -- Regionalism -- Religion -- Religious fundamentalism -- Rent strikes -- Reputational method -- Reuther, Walter P. -- Rifkin, Jeremy -- Riis, Jacob -- Rise of Silas Lapham, The -- Robber barons -- Robertson, Pat -- Rock 'n' roll -- Rockefeller family -- Roosevelt, Eleanor -- Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- Roosevelt, Theodore -- Ruling class -- Rustin, Bayard -- Salary -- Sales tax -- Saloons and bars -- Sanders, Bernard -- Sanger, Margaret -- School tracking -- School vouchers -- Schor, Juliet -- Seeger, Pete -- Segregation -- Self-fulfulling prophecy -- Self-reliance -- Seneca Falls convention -- Sennett, Richard -- Servant class -- Settlement houses -- Seven Sisters -- Sexuality -- Sharecroppers and tenant farmers -- Shays's rebellion -- Shopping -- Silicon Valley -- Silver -- Simmel, Georg -- Sinclair, Upton -- Single-parent families -- Single tax -- Sit-down strikes/sit-ins -- Skull & Bones -- Slavery --
  • Slavocracy -- Slumming -- Slums -- Small business/small farms -- Social climber -- Social closure -- Social Darwinism -- Social Gospel -- Social mobility -- Social networks -- Social Register -- Social reproduction -- Social Security -- Socialism -- Socialist Party -- Socialite -- Socioeconomic status (SES) -- Sombart, Werner -- Soup kitchens -- Southern Baptists -- Southern Tenant Farmers Union -- (STFU) -- Special interests -- Split labor market -- Sports -- Springsteen, Bruce -- Status -- Status attainment -- Status inconsistency -- Status symbols -- Steffens, Lincoln -- Stereotypes -- Stiffed -- Stock market -- Stokes, Rose Pastor -- Stone, I.F. -- Stratification theory -- Strikes -- Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) -- Style -- Subjective method -- Suburbia -- Supply-side economics -- Survival of the fittest -- Symphony orchestras -- Tally's Corner -- Taxation -- Television -- Terkel, Studs -- Thernstrom, Abigail and Stephan -- Think tanks -- Thomas, Norman -- Thurow, Lester -- Tokenism -- Transportation -- Trickle-down theory -- Trophy wives -- Trotskyists -- Trump, Donald -- Tuxedo Park -- Two Americas --
  • Underclass -- Underemployment -- Underserving poor -- Unemployment -- Unskilled labor -- Upper class -- Urban renewal -- Vacations -- Vanderbilt family -- Veblen, Thorstein -- Victorianism -- Voluntarism -- Vo-tech schools -- Voting rights -- Wage gap -- Wage slavery -- Wages -- Wagner Act -- Wald, Lillian -- Wall Street Journal, The -- Wallerstein, Immanuel -- Wal-Mart -- War on poverty -- Warner, W. Lloyd -- WASP -- Wealth -- Wealth against Commonwealth -- Weber, Max -- Welfare -- Westard expansion -- Wharton, Edith -- Wharton School of Business -- Whiskey Rebellion -- White backlash -- White-collar work -- White trash -- Wilson, William Julius -- Winfrey, Oprah -- Winthrop, John -- Womens' clubs -- Work ethic -- Working class -- Working poor -- Wright, Eric Olin -- Wright, Richard -- Yachting -- Yuppies -- Zinn, Howard -- Zones of transition -- Zoning.
ISBN
  • 9780313337192 (set : alk. paper)
  • 0313337195 (set : alk. paper)
  • 9780313337208 (v. 1 : alk. paper)
  • 0313337209 (v. 1 : alk. paper)
  • 9780313337215 (v. 2 : alk. paper)
  • 0313337217 (v. 2 : alk. paper)
  • 9780313342455 (v. 3 : alk. paper)
  • 0313342458 (v. 3 : alk. paper)
LCCN
2007008193
Owning Institutions
Princeton University Library