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Essays in comparative social stratification / Leonard Plotnicov and Arthur Tuden, editors.
- Plotnicov, Leonard.
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Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, 1970.
vi, 349 pages : map ; 25 cm
"This collection of essays derives from a series of lectures sponsored by the [University of Pittsburgh] Department of Anthropology."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part I / Social Pluralism -- 1. Pluralism and Stratification / Burton Benedict -- 2. Social Stratification in the Caribbean / Raymond T. Smith -- 3. Stratification in Plural Societies: Focus on White Settler Societies in Africa / Leo Kuper -- 4. Melanesian Mosaic: The Plural Community of Vila / Paula Brown Glick -- Part II/ Historical Perspectives -- 5. Recruitment of elites in India Under British Rule / Bernard S. Cohn -- 6. Evolution and Revolution: two Types of Change in China's System of Social Stratification / Robert M. Marsh -- 7. Continuities in Japanese Social Stratification / Edward Norbeck -- 8. The Politics of Marriage in Changing Middle Eastern Stratification Systems / Abner Cohen -- 9. Stratification in Italian Communities: A Regional Contrast / Sydel Silverman -- 10. Stratifcation in Africa / Aidan W. Southall -- 11. Tradition and Modernity Reconsidered / Reinhard Bendix