When discrimination is race-based, we call it racism; when its gender-based, we call it sexism. Somebodies and Nobodies introduces rank-based discriminationor "rankism"a form of injustice that everyone knows, but no one sees. It explains our reluctance to confront rankism, shows where analyses based on identity fall short and, using dozens of examples, traces many forms of injustice and unfairness to rankism.
Publication date: 2003-04-01
Number of pages: 208
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Subjects: Category, Non-fiction, Social Sciences, Sociology, Social Classes, Social Discrimination & Inequality, Stationery, Adhesives