The place of class: considerations for psychology

Darrin Hodgetts, Christine Griffin

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Abstract

The concept of social class has not featured as prominently in psychology as it has in the broader social sciences. This editorial provides an overview of the concept of social class and its relevance to contemporary psychology. Although far from exhaustive, the editorial considers key developments in class theory and research, paying particular attention to scholarly advances within psychology. An introduction to the five articles contained within this collection is also provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-166
Number of pages20
JournalTheory & Psychology
Volume25
Issue number2
Early online date24 Mar 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2015

Keywords

  • class theory
  • inequality
  • intersectionality
  • social hierarchies
  • socioeconomic

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