The Death of Class and Its Afterlife



This chapter, titled ‘the death of class’, narrates some of the key developments in class discourse since the 1990s, with particular focus on Pakulski and Waters (1996a, b, c). The study of class declined for a range of reasons, but it did so in a manner which led to the most creative class analyses being forgotten. Renewed interest in class has, therefore, tended to rely on problematic texts or else to become disconnected from history altogether.


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