2. Race, Ethnicity And Immigration In The United States: Mary C. Waters (Harvard University).
3. The ‘Language Of Race’, Identity Options And ‘Belonging’ In The Quebec Context: Micheline Labelle (University Of Quebec).
4. Race And Ethnicity In France: Riva Kastoryano (Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique).
5. Racisms, Ethnicities And British Nation Making: Liviu Popoviciu And Mairtin Mac An Ghaill (Both University Of Newcastle).
6. Working Poor, Working Hard: Trajectories At The Bottom Of The American Labor Market: Katherine Newman (Harvard University) And Chauncy Lennon (Columbia University).
7. Class And Social Inequalities In Portugal: From Class Structure To Working Class Practices On The Shop Floor: Elísio Estanque (University Of Coimbra).
8. Understanding Class Inequality In Australia: Bill Martin (Flinders University ) And Judy Wajcman (Australian National University).
9. Talking About Class In Britain: Fiona Devine (University Of Manchester).
10. Research On Gender Stratification In The U.S.: Christine L. Williams (University Of Texas), Patti A. Giuffre (Southwest Texas State University), Kirsten A. Dellinger (University Of Mississippi).
11. The Japanese Paradox: Women’s Voices Of Fulfillment In The Face Of Inequalities: Yuko Ogasawara (Nihon University).
12. Catching Up?:Changing Inequalities Of Gender At Work And In The Family In The UK: Harriet Bradley (University Of Bristol).
13. Gender And Work-Related Inequalities In Finland: Päivi Korvajärvi (University Of Tampere)
"This book makes fascinating reading and is a valuable educational, research and methodological resource." Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
- Contains original essays by first-rate scholars on issues of social inequalities around the world
- Features research and examples from the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, France, Portugal, Finland, and Japan
- Reviews research on issues of social inequalities from the fields of race, class, and gender
- Reflects on methodological issues and the strengths of qualitative research
- Provides students with an important overview of the development of social stratification studies