Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life

Families, Status and Dynasties

1600-2000

Authors: Jallinoja, Riitta

  • Engages with current and historical debates on class, equality and inequality with a unique focus on status
  • Provides a comprehensive overview from the 17th century to the present
  • Examines a range of European countries 
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About this book

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.

About the authors

Riitta Jallinoja  is Professor Emerita of Family Sociology at the University of Helsinki, Finland. Her publications include Families and Kinship in Contemporary Europe, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

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eBook 91,62 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Families, Status and Dynasties
Book Subtitle
1600-2000
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-58073-3
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-58073-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-58072-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 330
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