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Informationen zum Autor Diana Kendall is professor of sociology at Baylor University and author of Framing Class: Media Representa... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Diana Kendall is professor of sociology at Baylor University and author of Framing Class: Media Representations of Wealth and Poverty in America Klappentext In Members Only Diana Kendall shows how the upper classes use exclusive clubs as their private domain for conducting business! fostering social networks! and launching the next generation of elites - all beyond the view of outsiders and the media. In her research! Kendall explains how and why club members routinely engage in exclusionary practices that help them accumulate personal power and social capital that is unavailable to outsiders. Members Only addresses how exclusive private clubs maintain and perpetuate class-based privilege and racial/ethnic and religious segregation! and how such patterns of social exclusion heighten social inequality. This book continues Kendall's study of the upper classes! which began with The Power of Good Deeds! and Framing Class. Zusammenfassung Members Only addresses how exclusive private clubs maintain and perpetuate class-based privilege and racial/ethnic and religious segregation! and how such patterns of social exclusion heighten social inequality. Members Only continues Kendall's study of the upper classes! which began with The Power of Good Deeds! and Framing Class. Inhaltsverzeichnis Chapter 1 The World of Exclusive Clubs Chapter 2 Exclusion and Snobbery Take a Trip from London to America Chapter 3 How the "Chosen Few" Are Chosen Chapter 4 Membership Has Its Privileges Chapter 5 Making Connections: Clubs and Political Networks Chapter 6 Change and Resistance to Change in Membership Policies Chapter 7 Beyond the Walls: The Wider Influence of Elite Clubs

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In Members Only Diana Kendall shows how the upper classes use exclusive clubs as their private domain for conducting business, fostering social networks, and launching the next generation of elites - all beyond the view of outsiders and the media. In her research, Kendall explains how and why club members routinely engage in exclusionary practices that help them accumulate personal power and social capital that is unavailable to outsiders. Members Only addresses how exclusive private clubs maintain and perpetuate class-based privilege and racial/ethnic and religious segregation, and how such patterns of social exclusion heighten social inequality. This book continues Kendall's study of the upper classes, which began with The Power of Good Deeds, and Framing Class.



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Members Only addresses how exclusive private clubs maintain and perpetuate class-based privilege and racial/ethnic and religious segregation, and how such patterns of social exclusion heighten social inequality. Members Only continues Kendall's study of the upper classes, which began with The Power of Good Deeds, and Framing Class.

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Chapter 1 The World of Exclusive Clubs Chapter 2 Exclusion and Snobbery Take a Trip from London to America Chapter 3 How the "Chosen Few" Are Chosen Chapter 4 Membership Has Its Privileges Chapter 5 Making Connections: Clubs and Political Networks Chapter 6 Change and Resistance to Change in Membership Policies Chapter 7 Beyond the Walls: The Wider Influence of Elite Clubs

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Members Only
Sous-titre: Elite Clubs and The Process of Exclusion
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780742545557
ISBN: 0742545555
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Genre: Sciences sociales, droit et économie
nombre de pages: 198
Poids: 447g
Taille: H235mm x B157mm x T15mm
Année: 2008