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Social Inequality in Australia is also available as an ebook.Social Inequality in Australia: Discourses, Realities and Futures provides detailed coverage of the key dimensions of the nature and extent of inequality and difference in Australian society. It examines how social inequality affects different social groups, explores the role of culture in the social reproduction of hierarchy and difference, and incorporates discussion about the effects of globalisation on inequality and difference in Australia.
The second edition tests arguments about the nature of inequality against empirical evidence, and incorporates topical case studies in each chapter provide contemporary examples to aid student understanding of theory and perspectives in context.
About the Author
Daphne Habibis - Associate Professor, School of Sociology, University of Tasmania Maggie Walter - Professor, School of Sociology, University of Tasmania
Part 1: Theorising Social Inequality1. Social Inequality: A Short History of an Idea2. Classical Theories of Inequality and Their Modern Developments 3. Transformations of Class Theory: From Class to IdentityPart 2: Spheres of Inequality4. The Material Sphere 5. The Political Sphere6. The Cultural Sphere Part 3: Sites of Inequality 7. Knowledge, Education and Technology8. The Labour Market9. The Family 10. Place and Space: Locational Inequality 11. The Body Part 4: Conclusion 12. Transforming Inequality
ISBN: 9780195525410 ISBN-10: 0195525418 Audience:
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 328 Published: 19th February 2015 Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 17.1
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 2 Edition Type: Revised