Power and Privilege A Theory of Social Stratification

Power and Privilege A Theory of Social Stratification Power and Privilege seeks to answer the central uestion of the field of social stratification Who gets what and why Using a dialectical view of the development of thought in the discipline Gerhard Lenski describes the outlines of an emerging synthesis of theories He shows that perspectives as diverse and contradictory as those of Marx Spencer Sumner Veblen Mosca Pareto Sorokin Parsons and Dahrendorf are parts of an evolving and systematic body of theory



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