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Class

  • By: Elaine Coburn
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Class theories are important in analyses of the contemporary globalizing world, both in the Marxist structural version and in Weberian studies of class as socioeconomic status or stratification. Yet there is no single generally agreed-on definition of class. Moreover, class skeptics ...

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