TITLE

Two Cheers for Class

AUTHOR(S)
Berger, Peter L.
PUB. DATE
June 1996
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1996, Issue 64, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the concept of class as an important reality in human society. Comment on the poor state of the human sciences in the U.S.; Discussion of the concepts of race and gender; Way in which the concept of class clarify certain social realities; Reasons for the impossibility of attaining the ideal of equality.
ACCESSION #
17764588

 

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