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Fronesis 40-41 (2012)
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Klass [Class]



Magnus Wennerhag
Mattias Bengtsson, Martin Gustavsson, Magnus Hörnqvist
Att tänka klass på nytt med hjälp av klassiker
Rethinking class with the classics
Rosemary Crompton
Klass och yrkesstruktur
Class and employment
Erik Olin Wright
Att förstå klass
Understanding class: Towards an integrated analytical approach
Beverley Skeggs
Åter till frågan om respektabilitet
Rethinking respectability: The moral economy of personal value
Loïc J. D. Wacquant
Att göra klass
Making class: The middle class(es) in social theory and social structure
Mikael Börjesson
Sociala klasser på pappret och i verkligheten
Social classes in theory and in reality
Pierre Bourdieu
Vad är en social klass?
What makes a social class? On the theoretical and practical existence of groups
Mattias Bengtsson, Mikael Börjesson, Martin Gustavsson, Magnus Hörnqvist
Klassamhället i den officiella statistiken
Swedish class society in numbers
Ann Ighe
Nya perspektiv på klass
New perspectives on class
Lena Sohl, Irene Molina
Möjligheten som blivit nödvändighet
The possibility that became a necessity: The ideological function of upward social mobility
Mattias Bengtsson
Utanförskapet och underklassen
Social exclusion and the underclass: Towards a selective welfare politics
Guy Standing
Lena Martinsson
Globala klasser
Global classes: On microcredit and economic subjectivity
Per-Anders Svärd
Kast, klass, kamp
Caste, class, struggle
Erik Bengtsson
Klasskamp uppifrån
Class struggle from above: Changing class relations and increased income inequality in the US since 1980
Étienne Balibar
Om betydelsen och relevansen av "klasskamp" som ett begrepp om det politiska
On the meaning and relevance of "class struggle" as a Begriff des Politischen
Gáspár Miklós Tamás
Att säga sanningen om klass
Telling the truth about class


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Greek bailout referendum, Euro Summit, Germope
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Karl Ove Knausgård
Out to where storytelling does not reach
To write is to write one's way through the preconceived and into the world on the other side, to see the world as children can, as fantastic or terrifying, but always rich and wide-open. Karl Ove Knausgård on creating literature. [more]

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