Sociology Index

Social Stratification - Bibliography

Structural Functionalism, Social Inequality, Social Stratification, Books on Social Stratification

Acker, J. [1973] Women and Stratification: A Case of Intellectual Sexism. - AJS 78:935-45.

Acker, J. [1980] Woman and Stratification: A Review of Recent Literature. Contemporary Sociology 9(1):25-39.

Baron, James N. 'Organizational Perspectives on Stratification.' Annual Review of Sociology 10 (1984): 37-69.

Beck, E. M., et al. 'Stratification in a Dual Economy: A Sectoral Model of Earnings Determination.' American Sociological Review 43 (1978):704-20.

Blau, Peter. Inequality and Heterogeneity. NY: Free Press, 1977, chs. 1-5 (pp. 1-126).

Blau, Peter, and Otis D. Duncan. The American Occupational Structure. New York: Wiley, 1967, pp. 115-28, 163-77.

Bourdieu, Pierre. Distinction. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1984, ch. 5 (pp. 260-317).

Becker, Gary. Human Capital, 2nd Edition. NY: Columbia University Press, 1975.

Bertaux, Daniel, and Isabelle Bertaux-Wiame. ''Artisanal Bakers in France: How it lives and why it survives.'' in The Petit Bourgeoisie, Ed Frank Bechhofer and Brian Elliot. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981.

Blaug, Mark. ''The Empirical Status of Human Capital Theory: A Slightly Jaundiced Survey.'' Journal of Economic Literature 14: (1977): 829-55.

Bosk, Charles. Forgive and Remember. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1979.

Boweles, Samuel, and Herbert Gintis Schooling in Capitalist America: Educational Reform and the Contradictions of Economic Life. New York: Basic Books, 1976. Chapters 1-5.

Cain, Glen G. 'The Challenge of Segmented Labor Market Theories to Orthodox Theory: A Survey.' Journal of Economic Literature 14 (1976):1215-57.

Cohen, G.A. ''Karl Marx's Theory of History: A Defense. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978. Chapter 3 - ''The Economic Structure.''

Dannefer, Dale. ''Adult Development and Social Theory: A Paradigmatic Reappraisal.'' American Sociological Review 49 (1984): 100-16.

Dahrendorf, Ralf. Class and Class Conflict in Industrial Society . Stanford CA: Stanford University Press, 1959, pp. 3-18.

Davis, K., and W. E. Moore. 'Some Principles of Stratification.' American Sociological Review 10 (1945):242-49.

Giddens, Anthony. 'Class Structuration and Class Consciousness.' In Classes, Power, and Conflict, ed. Anthony Giddens and David Held. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982, pp. 157-74.

Goldthorpe, John H. Social Mobility and Class Structure in Modern Britain. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980, ch.1.

Gouldner, Alvin W. The Future of Intellectuals and the Rise of the New Class. London: Macmillan Press, 1979.

Granovetter, Mark. 'Toward a Sociological Theory of Income Differences.' In Sociological Perspectives on Labor Markets, ed. Ivar Berg. New York: Academic Press, 1981, pp. 11-47.

Hout, Michael. 'Status, Autonomy and Training in Occupational Mobility.' American Journal of Sociology 89 (1984):1379-1409.

Hamilton, Gary, G., and Nicole Woolsey Biggart. ''Market, Culture, and Authority: A Comparative Analysis of Management and Organization in the Far East.'' American Journal of Sociology 94 (1988): 552-594.

Hartmann, Heidi. ''The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism: Towards a More Progressive Union,'' pp 1-42 in Women and Revolution, ed Lydia Sargent. Boston: South End Press, 1981.

Hochschild, Arlie. The Managed Heart: The Commercialization of Human Feeling. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983. Chapters 1-3, 6.

Jameson, Fredric. ''Postmodernism, or the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism.'' New Left Review 146 (1984): 52-92. (Also in Post-modernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism. Durham: Duke University Press, 1991.).

Kondo, Dorinne. Crafting Selves: Power, Gender, and Discourses of Identity in a Japanese Workplace. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990. Pp. 3-6. Chapters 3, 6.

Lamont, Michelle, and Annette Lareau. ''Cultural Capital: Allusions, Gaps, and Glissandos in Recent Theoretical Developments.'' Sociological Theory 6 (1988): 153-168

Liepietz, Alain Chapter 2 in Mirages and Miracles.

Laumann, Edward O., and R. Senter. 'Subjective Social Distance, Occupational Stratification, and Forms of Status and Class Consciousness.' American Journal of Sociology 81 (1976):1304- 38.

Marx, Karl. 'Selected Readings.' In Classes, Power, and Conflict, ed. Anthony Giddens and David Held. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982, pp. 3-39.

Mayhew, Leon. 'Ascription in Modern Societies.' Sociological Inquiry 38 (1968). Reprinted in The Logic of Social Hierarchies, ed. Edward O. Laumann, Paul M. Siegel, and Robert W. Hodge, Chicago: Markham Press, 1970, pp. 308-23.

Moi, Toril, ''The, Making of an Intellectual Woman.'' In Simone de Beauvoir, Making of an Intellectual Woman. Blackwell, 1994.

Moi, Toril. ''Appropriating Bourdieu: Feminist Theory and Pierre Bourdieu's Sociology of Culture.'' New Literary History 22 (1991): 1017-49.

Parkin, Frank. Marxism and Class Theory: A Bourgeois Critique. New York: Columbia University Press, 1979, chs. 4, 5.

Rokkan, Stein. ''Dimensions of State Formation and Nation Building: A Possible Paradigm for Research on Variations within Europe.'' In The Formation of National States in Western Europe, ed. Charles Tilly. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1975. Chapter 8.

Rosenbaum, James, and Takehiko Kariya. ''From High School to Work: Market and Institutional Mechanisms in Japan.'' American Journal of Sociology 94 (1989): 1334-1365.

Sewell, William H., and Robert M. Hauser. 'The Wisconsin Longitudinal Study of Social and Psychological Factors in Aspirations and Achievements.' Research in Sociology of Education and Socialization 1 (1980):59-99.

Sahlins, Marshall. Historical Metaphors and Mythical Realities: Structure in the Early History of the Sandwich Islands Kingdom. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1981.

Stoler, Anne. ''Rethinking Colonial Categories: European Communities and the Boundaries of Rule.'' In Nicholas Dirks Colonialism and Culture. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1992. Pp. 319-323.

Sorensen, A. B. 'The Structure of Inequality and the Process of Attainment.' American Sociological Review 42 (1977):965-78.

Spilerman, Seymour. 'Careers, Labor Market Structures, and Socioeconomic Achievement.' American Journal of Sociology 83 (1977):551-93.

Stolzenberg, R. M. 'Bringing the Boss Back In: Employer Size, Employee Schooling, and Socioeconomic Achievement.' American Sociological Review 43 (1978):813-28.

Tumin, M. 'Some Principles of Stratification: A Critical Analysis.' American Sociological Review 18:378-94.

Turner, Ralph. ''Sponsored and Contest Mobility and the School System'' American Sociological Review 25 (1960): 855-867.

White, Harrison C. Chains of Opportunity: System Models of Mobility in Organizations. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1970, ch. 1.

Wright, Erik O. 'Class Boundaries and Contradictory Class Locations.' In Classes, Power, and Conflict, ed. A. Giddens and D. Held. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982, pp. 112-29.

Wallerstein, Immanuel. ''The Construction of Peoplehood: Racism, Nationalism, Ethnicity.'' in Etienne Balibar and Immanuel Wallerstein, Race, Nation, Class. London: Verso, 1991. Pp. 71-85.

Wallerstein, Immanuel. ''The Three Stages of African Involvement in the World-Economy,'' Chapter 6. in Africa and the Modern World. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 1982.

Willis, Paul. Learning to Labor: How Working Class Kids Get Working Class Jobs. New York: Columbia University Press, 1981. Chapters 1-4.

Zelizer, Viviana. ''the Social Meaning of Money: 'Special Monies.' '' American Journal of Sociology 95 (1989): 342-377.