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Class ActsService and Inequality in Luxury Hotels

Class Acts: Service and Inequality in Luxury Hotels

Rachel Sherman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247819
eISBN:
9780520939608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247819.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book goes behind the scenes in two urban luxury hotels to give a nuanced picture of the workers who care for and cater to wealthy guests by providing seemingly unlimited personal attention. ... More

The Fractious Nation?Unity and Division in Contemporary American Life

The Fractious Nation?: Unity and Division in Contemporary American Life

Jonathan Rieder (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220430
eISBN:
9780520936911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220430.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Less than a year before two planes slammed into the World Trade Center, the 2000 presidential election produced not just the starkly blue and red electoral map, but also the two tribal Americas those ... More

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