Class and Space (RLE Social Theory) : The Making of Urban Society
By: Thrift, Nigel.
Contributor(s): Williams, Peter.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (437 p.).ISBN: 9781317652083.Subject(s): City and town life -- Great Britain -- History | Human geography -- Great Britain -- History | Human geography -- United States -- History | Social classes -- Great Britain -- History | Social classes -- United States -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Class and Space (RLE Social Theory) : The Making of Urban SocietyDDC classification: 305.5 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; 1 The geography of class formation; PART ONE THE NINETEENTH CENTURY; 2 Introduction: The geography of nineteenth-century class formation; 3 Class, place and industrial revolution; 4 Class, behaviour and residence in nineteenth-century society: the lower middle class in Huddersfield in 1871; 5 Home ownership, subsistence and historical change: the mining district of West Cornwall in the late nineteenth century
6 Constituting class and gender: a social history of the home, 1700-1901PART TWO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY; 7 Introduction: The geography of late twentieth-century class formation; 8 The growth of scientific management: transformations in class structure and class struggle; 9 Knowing your place: Class, politics and ethnicity in Chicago and Birmingham, 1890-1983; 10 Spatial development processes: organized or disorganized?; 11 The affluent homeowner: labour-market position and the shaping of housing histories; Bibliography; Index of Names; Subject Index
<P>This book is abut the place of space in the study of class formation. It consists of a set of papers that fix on different aspects of the human geography of class formation at different points in the history of Britain and the United States over the course of the last 200 years. The book shows that the geography of class formation is a valuable and cross-disciplinary tool in the study of modern societies, integrating the work of human geographers with that of social historians, sociologists, social anthropologists and other social scientists in an enterprise which emphasises the essential u
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