Sociology Index

Social Class - Bibliography

Social Class, Books On Social Class

"Class", Diversity on Campus, David Schuman & Dick Olufs (1995)

"Class Relations & the Problem of Inequality" (pp. 32-43), Social Problems: A Critical Power-Conflict Perspective (5th Ed.), Joe Feagin & Clairece Feagin (1997).

"The Land of Opportunity", Lies My Teacher Told Me, James Loewen, (1995)

"America’s Income Segregation", Los Angeles Times, Guy Molyneux, (1993)

"Tired of Playing Monopoly?", Donna Langston , Race, Class & Gender: An Anthology, M. Andersen & P. Hill Collins, eds., (1995).

"Social Class in America" - Bob Millar, (1995).

"Popular Conceptions of Class Standing", Social Standing in America, Richard Coleman & Lee Rainwater, (1978)

"Class as Social Identity", Social Standing in America, Richard Coleman & Lee Rainwater, (1978)

Race, Class & Merit - "A Conversation on Race & Class", World, Jul/Aug, 1998.

"Bloody Footprints: Reflections on Growing up Poor White" , Roxanne Dunbar, White Trash: Race and Class in America, M Wray & A. Newitz, (eds.), (1997)

"Education, Inequality and the Meritocracy", Schooling in Capitalist American: Educational Reform and the Contradictions of Economic Life, Samuel Bowles & Herbert Gintis, (1976).

Poor and Homelessness experiences - "A World Worth Living In", Roberta Praeger, Race, Class & Gender: An Anthology, 2nd Ed., M. Andersen & P. Hill Collins, eds., (1995)

"The war against the poor : Introduction", The War Against the Poor, Herbert Gans, (1995)

"Overview: A Captive State", Rachel and her Children: Homeless Families In America, Jonathan Kozol , (1988 )

Middle class experiences - "Are you middle class?", Barbara Ehrenreich, Race, Class & Gender: An Anthology, 2nd Ed., M. Andersen & P. Hill Collins, eds., (1995)

"The silenced majority", Barbara Ehrenreich, Race, Class & Gender: An Anthology, 3rd Ed., M. Andersen & P. Hill Collins, eds., (1998)

The Invisible Americans", Families on the Fault Line, Lillian Rubin, (1995)

Working class experiences - "Shattered Dreams", Families on the Fault Line, Lillian Rubin, (1995)

"Sunset Trailer Park", Allan Berube & Florence Berube, White Trash: Race and Class in America, M Wray & A. Newitz, (eds.), (1997)

Title Condition of the working class in England
Description: Online edition of The condition of the working class in England by Friedrich Engels, originally published in 1845. The work is available as separate Web pages, organised according to the order of the chapters in the original work. Hypertext references to footnotes provided by Marx and Engels in later editions are provided. The work is made available via the Marxists Internet Archive, an online archive of freely available Marxist texts.

Lifestyles of the Rich and Wealthy
"Who me, Rich?", Richard Todd, Worth, September, 1997

"How the Pie is Sliced", Edward N. Wolff,, The American Prospect, no. 22 (summer 1995): 58-64.

Arber, S. (1995) ‘Never-worked, full-time students and the age for assigning social class’, Mimeo. Guildford: University of Surrey.

Arber, S. (1996a) ‘Integrating Nonemployment into Research on Health Inequalities’, International Journal of Health Services, 26, 3: 445-481.

Arber, S. (1996b) ‘Health Comparisons of the Interim SEC with Other Class Measures Using 1993/94 GHS’, Mimeo. Guildford: University of Surrey.

Arber, S. (1997) ‘Comparing Health Inequalities of Women’s and Men’s Health: Britain in the 1990s’, Social Science and Medicine, 44, 6: 773-787.

Bartley, M., Carpenter, L., Dunnell, K., and Fitzpatrick, R. (1996) ‘Measuring Inequalities in Health: An Analysis of Mortality Patterns from Two Social Classifications’. Sociology of Health and Illness, 18: 455-475.

Birkelund, G.E., Goodman, L. and Rose, D. (1996) ‘The Latent Structure of Job Characteristics of Men and Women’, American Journal of Sociology, 102, 1: 80-113.

Bosma, H. et al (1997) ‘Low job control and risk of coronary heart disease in Whitehall II (prospective cohort) study', British Medical Journal, 314: 558-565, February 22.

Breen, R. and Rottman, D. (1995) ‘Class Analysis and Class Theory’, Sociology, 29, 3: 453-473.

Bushnell, D. (1994) ‘Priority Rules for Imputing SEG and Social Class’, Mimeo. London: ONS Social Survey Division.

Carmines, E.G. and R.A. Zeller (1980) Measurement in the Social Sciences. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Dale, A. (1997) ‘Analyses of LLI Using SARs Data’, written communication.

Davey-Smith, G. et al (1997) ‘Lifetime socioeconomic position and mortality: prospective observational study', British Medical Journal, 314: 547-552, February 22.

Elias, P. (1996) A Review of the Standard Occupational Classification. Coventry: Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick.

Elias, P. and McKnight, A. (1996) ‘Earnings, occupations and social classification. Paper prepared under Stage II of the ESRC Review of the Social Classification’. Coventry: Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick.

Erikson, R. and Goldthorpe, J.H. (1992). The Constant Flux. Oxford: Clarendon.

Evans, G. (1992) ‘Testing the Validity of the Goldthorpe Class Schema’, European Sociological Review, 8, 3:211-232.

Evans, G. (1996) ‘Putting Men and Women into Classes: An Assessment of the Cross-Sex Validity of the Goldthorpe Class Schema’, Sociology, 30, 2:209-234.

Evans, G and Mills, C. (1996) ‘Assessing the criterion-related validity of the Goldthorpe class schema among men and women: A latent log-linear model’, Mimeo Nuffield College, Oxford.

Evans, G and Mills, C (forthcoming, 1997) ‘Identifying Class Structure: A latent class analysis of the criterion-related and construct validity of the Goldthorpe class schema’, The European Sociological Review.

Gallie, D. (1995) ‘Social Classifications and Employment’, paper presented at a workshop on Social Classifications, London Guildhall University, February 17.

Gallie, D. (1996) ‘New Technology and the Class Structure’, British Journal of Sociology, 47, 3:447-474.

Gallie, D. and White, M. (1993) Employee Commitment and the Skills Revolution, London: Policy Studies Institute.

Goldthorpe, J.H. (1996) ‘The ‘Goldthorpe’ Class Schema: Some Observations on Conceptual and Operational Issues in Relation to the ESRC Review of OPCS Social Classifications’. Mimeo. Oxford: Nuffield College.

Goldthorpe, J.H. (with C. Llewellyn) (1980) Social Mobility and Class Structure in Modern Britain. Oxford: Clarendon.

Kunst, A. and Mackenbach, J. (1994) Measuring socio-economic inequalities in health. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe.

Lockwood, D. (1958/1989). The Blackcoated Worker. London: Allen and Unwin/Oxford: Clarendon.

McKnight, A. and Elias, P. (1996) A Database of Information on Unit Groups of the SOC. Coventry: Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick.

Marmot, M. et al (1991) ‘Health Inequalities among British Civil Servants: the Whitehall II Study’, Lancet, 337: 1387-1393.

Marshall, G. (1997) Repositioning Class. London: Sage.

Marshall, G., Roberts, S. and Burgoyne, C. (1996) ‘Social Class and Underclass in Britain and the USA’, British Journal of Sociology, 47:1:22-44.

Marshall, G., Rose, D., Newby, H. and Vogler, C. (1988) Social Class in Modern Britain. London: Hutchinson.

Martin, J. (1996) ‘Classification of individual occupations by socio-economic group and social class based on occupations', Mimeo. London: ONS.

OPCS (1991) Standard Occupational Classification, Volume 3. London: HMSO.

O’Reilly, K. and Rose, D. (1997a) ‘Criterion Validation of a Proposed Revision of Government Social Classifications’, Working Papers of the ESRC Research Centre on Micro-social Change. Colchester: University of Essex.

O'Reilly, K. and Rose, D. (1997b) ‘Changing Employment Relations? Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose? Reflections arising from the ESRC Review of Government Social Classifications'. Working Papers of the ESRC Research Centre on Micro-social Change. Colchester: University of Essex.

Rose, D. (1995) A Report on Phase 1 of the ESRC Review of OPCS Social Classifications, Swindon: ESRC.

Rose, D. (1996a) Interim Report on Phase 2 of the ESRC Review of Government Social Classifications. Colchester: ESRC Research Centre on Micro-social Change, University of Essex.

Rose, D. (1996b) ‘The ESRC Review of UK Government Social Classifications’, Statistical Journal of the UNECE, 13:3:293-317.

Rose, D. (1997) ‘Interim Report on Phase 2 of the ESRC Review of Government Social Classifications’, Proceedings of the Siena Group Meeting, June, 1996. Paris: INSEE.

Wilkinson, R.G. (1997) Health inequalities: relative or absolute standards?, British Medical Journal, 314: 591-595, February 22.