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Families, Status and Dynasties

Families, Status and Dynasties

1600-2000

by Riitta Jallinoja
Hardback
Publication Date: 14/12/2016
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This book takes a novel approach to family, exploring in detail how status is inherited and maintained within families; the process of upward social mobility; and how the roots of social decline start within families. The author also examines how rigidly status equivalence determines choice of spouse. Exceptionally extensive in its coverage, the book ranges from the seventeenth century to the present day, across a large range of European countries and part of the United States, and across several class groups, including royalty, nobility and entrepreneurial dynasties, as well as families of professionals, artists and those in lower ranks. The book also discusses the viability of the central sociological concepts of class and status. The book will be of interest to scholars and students in the areas of family sociology, history, social equality and inequality and class and elitism research.
ISBN:
9781137580726
9781137580726
Category:
Sociology: family & relationships
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
14-12-2016
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
330
Dimensions (mm):
210x148x24mm
Weight:
5.46kg

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