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Power and Privilege: A Theory of Social Stratification

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Power and Privilege seeks to answer the central question of the field of social stratification: Who gets what and why? Using a dialectical view of the development of thought in the discipline, Gerhard Lenski describes the outlines of an emerging synthesis of theories. He shows that perspectives as diverse and contradictory as those of Marx, Spencer, Sumner, Veblen, Mosca, ...more
Paperback, 525 pages
Published April 30th 1984 by University of North Carolina Press (first published April 1st 1984)
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