The Affluent Worker in the Class Structure (Cambridge Studies in Sociology)

  • Publish Date: 1969-12-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: John H. Goldthorpe;David Lockwood;Frank Bechhofer;Jennifer Platt
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This final book in The Affluent Worker series was originally published in 1969. It contains the findings and conclusions on the issues the research was specifically designed to investigate - the extent of working class embourgeoisment. This thesis is examined in the several contexts of work, sociability, social aspirations and imagery, and so on. At all these points it is called into question empirically and conceptually. In this volume which brings the project to an end, the authors also take up again the broad questions of class and politics out of which the investigation originally sprang.



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