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Patterns of Social Inequality
Essays for Richard Brown

ISBN 9780582292635
Published July 6, 1999 by Routledge
234 Pages

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Book Description

Written by a group of the UK's leading Sociologists, this book covers in one volume all of the themes central to an understanding of contemporary British Society. Essays provide an historical overview of such topics as class, gender, work, ethnicity and community but also make a theoretical and substantive contribution to current debates.

Table of Contents

Introduction: History and Genre: The Periodical Essay.
Part One: Prose of Discovery.
1. Scientific Writing.
2. Travel and Exploration Literature.
3. Social Reportage.
Part Two: Life Stories.
4. Biography.
5. Autobiography.
6. Journals and Letters.
Part Three: Discourses of Culture.
7. Intellectual Formations.
8. Writing Culture.
9. Criticism. Chronology.
General Bibliographies.
Individual Authors.

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