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High Skills, Low Wages

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton

in The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731688
eISBN:
9780199944125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter considers the full impact of the global auction, as well as the influence of having access to college credentials. It examines the possibility that decreasing returns to human capital ... More


Population Planning for a Global Middle Class

Alison Bashford

in The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691177342
eISBN:
9780691189918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177342.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter shows how, in the twentieth century, states aimed to implement new ideas of population planning in order to foster the emergence of stable middle classes. The control of fertility thus ... More


Race, Culture, and Class: European Hegemony and Global Class Formation, Circa 1800–1950

Richard Drayton

in The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691177342
eISBN:
9780691189918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177342.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter takes a broader perspective, demonstrating that the middle class in every society has been both “middle” in terms of status, and “middle” in terms of its capacity for engagement with ... More


Global Markets, Global Citizens, and Global Governance in the Twenty-first Century1

Nancy Birdsall, Christian Meyer, and Alexis Sowa

in Towards a Better Global Economy: Policy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723455
eISBN:
9780191790065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723455.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The politics, rules, and institutions of cooperation among nations have not kept up with the demands from global citizens for changes in the global political order. Whether norms and policies can ... More


Conclusions

Teresa Platz Robinson

in Café Culture in Pune: Being Young and Middle Class in Urban India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099437
eISBN:
9780199083008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099437.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The last chapter summarizes the main arguments of the book while drawing general conclusions. Young people in India use both ‘the global’ and ‘the local’ to make and remake themselves as the persons ... More


Crime, Consumption, and Economic Morality: What Future for Middle-Class Crime?

Stephen Farrall and Susanne Karstedt

in Respectable Citizens - Shady Practices: The Economic Morality of the Middle Classes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199595037
eISBN:
9780191886195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199595037.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter summarizes the main findings from the study, reflects on the theoretical and substantive knowledge produced, and assess its importance for criminological theory and research. It outlines ... More


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