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  • Aristocracy of Talent

    Aristocracy of Talent
    av Adrian Wooldridge

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241391495

  • Florence Grace

    Florence Grace
    av Tracy Rees

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784296179

    'Possibly the most wonderful book I've ever read. A complete joy' Amazon reviewer. The stunning new novel from the author of the Richard and Judy bestseller Amy Snow. Perfect for fans of The Keeper of Lost Things and Island of Secrets. Florrie Buck…

  • The Intersectional Internet

    The Intersectional Internet

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433130007

    From race, sex, class, and culture, the multidisciplinary field of Internet studies needs theoretical and methodological approaches that allow us to question the organization of social relations that are embedded in digital technologies, and that fo…

  • The Intersectional Internet

    The Intersectional Internet

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433130014

    From race, sex, class, and culture, the multidisciplinary field of Internet studies needs theoretical and methodological approaches that allow us to question the organization of social relations that are embedded in digital technologies, and that fo…

  • Hillbilly Elegy

    Hillbilly Elegy
    av J. D. Vance

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008220563

    'THE POLITICAL BOOK OF THE YEAR' Sunday Times 'You will not read a more important book about America this year' Economist 'The best book about the alienation within America' Evening Standard 'The memoir gripping America...Vividly articulates the des…

  • Minor Feelings

    Minor Feelings
    av Cathy Park Hong

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788165594

    WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR AUTOBIOGRAPHY 2021 FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NON-FICTION 2021 A New York Times Top Book of 2020 Chosen as a Guardian Book of 2020 A BBC Culture Best Books of 2020 Nominated for G…

  • Work Won't Love You Back

    Work Won't Love You Back
    av Sarah Jaffe

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787384644

    Whether it’s working for free in exchange for ‘experience’, enduring poor treatment in the name of being ‘part of the family’, or clocking serious overtime for a good cause, more and more of us are pushed to make sacrif…

  • The Meritocracy Trap

    The Meritocracy Trap
    av Daniel Markovits

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141984742

    'This book flips your world upside down. Daniel Markovits argues that meritocracy isn't a virtuous, efficient system that rewards the best and brightest. Instead it rewards middle-class families who can afford huge investments in their children's ed…

  • Poverty Safari

    Poverty Safari
    av Darren McGarvey

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529006346

    The Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller. Winner of the Orwell Prize 2018. Named the most 'Rebellious Read of the 21st Century' in a Scottish Book Trust poll. Darren McGarvey has experienced poverty and its devastating effects first-hand. He knows why p…

  • Social Class in the 21st Century

    Social Class in the 21st Century
    av Mike Savage

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241004227

    A fresh take on social class from the experts behind the BBC's 'Great British Class Survey'. Why does social class matter more than ever in Britain today? How has the meaning of class changed? What does this mean for social mobility and inequality?…

  • Gul bok; roman

    Gul bok; roman
    av Zeshan Shakar, Zeshan Shakar

    Inbunden - 2020 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788205538214

    Etterlengtet ny roman fra forfatteren av «Tante Ulrikkes vei». Mani er nyutdannet økonom og har nettopp fått jobb i Oppvekstdepartementet. Han er en ung mann som bor sammen med faren sin i en leilighet på Haugenstua, og som har en kjæreste han tror…

  • Marxism and Intersectionality ? Race, Gender, Class and Sexuality under Contemporary Capitalism

    Marxism and Intersectionality ? Race, Gender, Class and Sexuality under Contemporary Capitalism
    av Ashley J. Bohrer

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783837641608

    What does the development of a truly robust contemporary theory of domination require? Ashley J. Bohrer argues that it is only by considering all of the dimensions of race, gender, sexuality, and class within the structures of capitalism and imperia…

  • Ljusnande framtid: Skola, social mobilitet och kulturell identitet

    Ljusnande framtid: Skola, social mobilitet och kulturell identitet
    av Jonas Frykman, Jonas Frykman

    e-bok - 2014 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187239236

    Det går knappt en dag utan att det kommer nya larmrapporter om den svenska skolan. Kunskapsnivån sjunker, lärarna ägnar sig mer åt administration än undervisning och eleverna är respektlösa. I Ljusnande framtid menar etnologen Jonas Frykman att dag…

  • Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States

    Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States

    Halvklotband - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503610163

    This volume examines the role of education in shaping rates and patterns of intergenerational social mobility among men and women during the twentieth century. Focusing on the relationship between a person's social class and the social class of his…

  • Gul bok

    Gul bok
    av Zeshan Shakar, Zeshan Shakar

    Pocket - 2021 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788205547186

    Etterlengtet ny roman fra forfatteren av Tante Ulrikkes vei. Mani er nyutdannet økonom og har nettopp fått jobb i Oppvekstdepartementet. Han er en ung mann som bor sammen med faren sin i en leilighet på Haugenstua, og som har en kjæreste han tror ha…

  • Against Meritocracy

    Against Meritocracy
    av Jo Littler

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138889552

    Meritocracy today involves the idea that whatever your social position at birth, society ought to offer enough opportunity and mobility for ‘talent’ to combine with ‘effort’ in order to ‘rise to the top’. This ide…

  • Against Meritocracy

    Against Meritocracy
    av Jo Littler

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138889545

    Meritocracy today involves the idea that whatever your social position at birth, society ought to offer enough opportunity and mobility for ‘talent’ to combine with ‘effort’ in order to ‘rise to the top’. This ide…

  • Banking on a Revolution

    Banking on a Revolution
    av Terri Friedline

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190944131

    Can grassroots social movements impact the financial system? Technological advancements are poised to completely transform the financial system, and soon it will be unrecognizable. Banks are increasingly using financial technologies ("fintech") to d…

  • Minor Feelings

    Minor Feelings
    av Cathy Park Hong

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788165587

    A fearless work of creative non-fiction about racism in cultural pursuits by award-winning poet Cathy Park Hong.

  • Feminist Perspectives on Social Work Practice

    Feminist Perspectives on Social Work Practice

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190858780

    Feminist Perspectives on Social Work Practice is a contemporary look at the issues across a wide spectrum, beyond just equal pay for equal work and reproductive rights, with which women struggle on a daily basis. The Trump administration's call to r…

  • Respectable

    Respectable
    av Lynsey Hanley

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141040615

    'Pithy and provoking, spiced with the personal' Hilary Mantel Lynsey Hanley grew up part of the 'respectable working class'. At university, she discovered that social mobility is not all it seems. This book is about what it means to cross class divi…

  • Miseducation

    Miseducation
    av Diane Reay

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447330653

    In this book Diane Reay, herself working class turned Cambridge professor, brings Brian Jackson and Dennis Marsden’s pioneering Education and the Working Class from 1962 up to date for the 21st century. Drawing on over 500 interviews, the book…

  • Time, Migration and Forced Immobility

    Time, Migration and Forced Immobility
    av Inka Stock

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529201970

    This book is concerned with the effects of migration policy-making in Europe on migrants in the Global South and challenges current migration politics to consider alternative ways of looking at the modern migratory phenomenon. Based on in-depth ethn…

  • Urban Dynamics

    Urban Dynamics

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631747117

    This book compiles the proceedings of the International Symposium «Urban Dynamics: Global Perspectives for Socio-Cultural Urban Management», which took place in Paris in March 2016. Professors and (post-)graduate students from a consortium of five u…

  • Lifestyle Mobilities

    Lifestyle Mobilities

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409453710

    Being mobile in today's world is influenced by many aspects including transnational ties, increased ease of access to transport, growing accessibility to technology, knowledge and information and changing socio-cultural outlooks and values. These fa…

  • Schule der Gefühle

    Schule der Gefühle
    av Stefan Wellgraf

    Häftad - 2018 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783837640397

  • Ten Survival Skills for a World in Flux

    Ten Survival Skills for a World in Flux
    av Tom Fletcher

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008447809

    A vital short handbook offering ten survival skills for a world in flux. If we are going to survive and respond well to Covid-19, we need a plan to rebuild our society. There are also myriad other impending challenges in the pipeline: climate crisis…

  • Ten Survival Skills for a World in Flux

    Ten Survival Skills for a World in Flux
    av Tom Fletcher

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008447885

    A vital short handbook offering ten survival skills for a world in flux.

  • What Do We Know and What Should We Do About Inequality?

    What Do We Know and What Should We Do About Inequality?
    av Mike Brewer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526460400

    "A brilliantly clear and concise guide. Highly recommended." – Ben Chu Economic inequality in the UK is currently at historically high levels and the rise in income inequality over the last 30 years is one of the largest across developed natio…

  • What Do We Know and What Should We Do About Inequality?

    What Do We Know and What Should We Do About Inequality?
    av Mike Brewer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526460417

    "A brilliantly clear and concise guide. Highly recommended." – Ben Chu Economic inequality in the UK is currently at historically high levels and the rise in income inequality over the last 30 years is one of the largest across developed natio…

  • The Gatherings

    The Gatherings
    av Shirley Hager

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487508951

    In a world that requires knowledge and wisdom to address developing crises around us, The Gatherings shows how Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples can come together to create meaningful and lasting relationships. Thirty years ago, in Wabanaki terr…

  • Das Lernprogramm -Avl-

    Das Lernprogramm -Avl-
    av Andreas Elting

    Häftad - 1996 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783631500224

    Wissen wird meist in abstrakter, vom konkreten Anwendungsbezug losgeloster Form an die Lernenden weitergegeben. Damit bleibt Wissen -trage- und kann oft bei konkreten Problemen nicht angewandt werden. Die Methoden im Rahmen des Cognitive Apprentices…

  • Soziale Milieus im gesellschaftlichen Strukturwandel

    Soziale Milieus im gesellschaftlichen Strukturwandel
    av Michael Vester, Peter von Oertzen, Heiko Geiling

    Pocket - 2001 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783518289129

  • Biological Implications of Human Mobility

    Biological Implications of Human Mobility

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634856447

  • Towards a more equal society?

    Towards a more equal society?
    av John Hills, Tom Sefton, Kitty Stewart

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847422026

    When New Labour came to power in 1997, its leaders asked for it to be judged after ten years on its success in making Britain 'a more equal society'. As it approaches the end of an unprecedented third term in office, this book asks whether Britain h…

  • Towards a more equal society?

    Towards a more equal society?

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847422019

    When New Labour came to power in 1997, its leaders asked for it to be judged after ten years on its success in making Britain 'a more equal society'. As it approaches the end of an unprecedented third term in office, this book asks whether Britain h…

  • Engaging with Diversity

    Engaging with Diversity

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782807607668

    Contributed by leading scholars of Quebec Studies, both emerging and established, the 30 essays of this comprehensive collection offer a multidisci- plinary survey of the study of diversity in Quebec over space and time. The volume is organized arou…

  • Dalits and the Making of Modern India

    Dalits and the Making of Modern India
    av Chinnaiah Jangam

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199477777

    This book inverts the dominant nationalist narrative and shines light on the silenced voices and unacknowledged contributions of Dalits towards the collective imagination of nation in India. By using colonial archives, Telugu Dalit writings and thei…

  • Cultural Histories of Sociabilities, Spaces and Mobilities

    Cultural Histories of Sociabilities, Spaces and Mobilities
    av Colin Divall

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848935259

    For the majority of us the opportunity to travel has never been greater, yet differences in mobility highlight inequalities that have wider social implications. Exploring how and why attitudes towards movement have evolved across generations, the ca…

  • The Trend Towards the European Deregulation of Professions and its Impact on Portugal Under Crisis

    The Trend Towards the European Deregulation of Professions and its Impact on Portugal Under Crisis

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137352743

    For the first time, European professional deregulation is the focus of reflection by social scientists. This book explores how professional associations act as pressure groups and highlights the democratic regime that is prevailing and the potential…

  • Making Education Work for the Poor

    Making Education Work for the Poor
    av Willliam Elliott

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190866846

    Making Education Work for the Poor identifies wealth inequality as the gravest threat to the endangered American Dream. Though studies have clearly illustrated that education is the primary path to upward mobility, today, educational outcomes are mo…

  • Making Education Work for the Poor

    Making Education Work for the Poor
    av Willliam Elliott

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190621568

    Making Education Work for the Poor identifies wealth inequality as the gravest threat to the endangered American Dream. Though studies have clearly illustrated that education is the primary path to upward mobility, today, educational outcomes are mo…

  • Social Mobility and Higher Education

    Social Mobility and Higher Education
    av Mary Stuart

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781858565088

    At a time when the shape of society in the UK is changing, this book makes clear what social mobility is and explores what enables upward mobility. Education is seen as a key element in creating opportunities and life chances central to developing a…

  • Majority-Minority Relations in Contemporary Women's Movements

    Majority-Minority Relations in Contemporary Women's Movements
    av L. Predelli

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230246584

    This book examines contemporary relations between ethnic majority and ethnic minority women's movements in Norway, Spain and the United Kingdom, and women's movements' participation in and influence on public policy that focuses on violence against…

  • International Student Mobility and Access to Higher Education

    International Student Mobility and Access to Higher Education
    av Or Shkoler

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030441388

    This book offers a comprehensive look into issues and trends driving international student mobility as the phenomenon becomes increasingly prevalent worldwide. Chapters first present an expanded definition of student mobility in the context of inter…

  • International Student Mobility and Access to Higher Education

    International Student Mobility and Access to Higher Education

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030441418

    This book offers a comprehensive look into issues and trends driving international student mobility as the phenomenon becomes increasingly prevalent worldwide. Chapters first present an expanded definition of student mobility in the context of inter…

  • Migration and Disruptions

    Migration and Disruptions

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813060804

    Migration has always been a fundamental human activity, yet little collaboration exists between scientists and social scientists examining how it has shaped past and contemporary societies. This innovative volume brings together sociocultural anthro…

  • Migration and Disruptions

    Migration and Disruptions

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813064734

    Migration has always been a fundamental human activity, yet little collaboration exists between scientists and social scientists examining how it has shaped past and contemporary societies. This innovative volume brings together sociocultural anthro…

  • Social Mobilization Beyond Ethnicity

    Social Mobilization Beyond Ethnicity
    av Chiara Milan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815387022

    This book offers an in-depth investigation of the emergence and spread of social mobilizations that transcend ethnicity in societies violently divided along ethno-national lines. Using Bosnia Herzegovina as a case study, the book explores episodes o…

  • Avenues to Adulthood

    Avenues to Adulthood
    av Ueda Reed Ueda

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521327701

    Professor Ueda's book discusses the reasons for the modernisation of the high school at the turn of the twentieth century.

  • Globalizations and Social Movements

    Globalizations and Social Movements

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472067213

    Globalization is a set of processes that are weakening national boundaries. Both transnational and local social movements develop to resist the processes of globalization--migration, economic interdependence, global media coverage of events and issu…

  • Globalizations and Social Movements

    Globalizations and Social Movements

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472097210

    Globalization is a set of processes that are weakening national boundaries. Both transnational and local social movements develop to resist the processes of globalization--migration, economic interdependence, global media coverage of events and issu…

  • Chaos

    Chaos
    av Kimberly Maska

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950756001

    The epidemic we're currently facing is a wake-up call for Lightworkers to take action. In fact, epidemics have always awakened the light within spiritual leaders-only this time, one of those leaders happens to be YOU That's right, if you've been sit…

  • Celebrity Culture and the American Dream

    Celebrity Culture and the American Dream
    av Karen Sternheimer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138023956

    Celebrity Culture and the American Dream, Second Edition considers how major economic and historical factors shaped the nature of celebrity culture as we know it today, retaining the first edition’s examples from the first celebrity fan magazi…

  • Celebrity Culture and the American Dream

    Celebrity Culture and the American Dream
    av Karen Sternheimer

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138023949

    Celebrity Culture and the American Dream, Second Edition considers how major economic and historical factors shaped the nature of celebrity culture as we know it today, retaining the first edition’s examples from the first celebrity fan magazi…

  • From Conflict to Inclusion in Housing

    From Conflict to Inclusion in Housing

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787350342

  • From Conflict to Inclusion in Housing

    From Conflict to Inclusion in Housing

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787350359

  • The Educated Underclass

    The Educated Underclass
    av Gary Roth

    Klotband - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745339238

    We live in a world with too many graduates fighting for too few jobs; where Deliveroo and FedEx drivers have advanced degrees. The Educated Underclass offers a much-needed look at this societal restructuring from the perspective of students. Gary Ro…

  • The Educated Underclass

    The Educated Underclass
    av Gary Roth

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745339221

    We live in a world with too many graduates fighting for too few jobs; where Deliveroo and FedEx drivers have advanced degrees. The Educated Underclass offers a much-needed look at this societal restructuring from the perspective of students. Gary Ro…

  • Mobile Lives

    Mobile Lives
    av Anthony Elliott

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415480208

    How should we understand the personal and social impacts of complex mobility systems? Can lifestyles based around intensive travel, transport and tourism be maintained in the 21st century? What possibility post-carbon lifestyles? In this provocative…

  • Mobile Lives

    Mobile Lives
    av Anthony Elliott

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415480222

    How should we understand the personal and social impacts of complex mobility systems? Can lifestyles based around intensive travel, transport and tourism be maintained in the 21st century? What possibility post-carbon lifestyles? In this provocative…

  • Learning, Culture and Community in Online Education

    Learning, Culture and Community in Online Education

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820468471

    In 1996 the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign began an Internet-based teaching program, allowing students across the United States - and the world - to earn a Master's degree from a…

  • Uprootings/Regroundings

    Uprootings/Regroundings

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859736296

    New forms of transnational mobility and diasporic belonging have become emblematic of a supposed ‘global' condition of uprootedness. Yet much recent theorizing of our so-called ‘postmodern' life emphasizes movement and fluidity without i…

  • Uprootings/Regroundings

    Uprootings/Regroundings

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859736241

    New forms of transnational mobility and diasporic belonging have become emblematic of a supposed ‘global' condition of uprootedness. Yet much recent theorizing of our so-called ‘postmodern' life emphasizes movement and fluidity without i…