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America's working man : work, home, and politics among blue-collar property owners

Author: David Halle
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over a period of six years, at factory and warehouse, at the tavern across the road, in their homes and union meetings, on fishing trips and social outings, David Halle talked and listened to workers of an automated chemical plant in New Jersey's industrial heartland. He has emerged with an unusually comprehensive and convincingly realistic picture of blue-collar life in America. Throughout the book, Halle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Halle, David.
America's Working Man : Work, Home, and Politics Among Blue Collar Property Owners.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Halle
ISBN: 9780226229362 022622936X
OCLC Number: 898279153
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: David Halle.

Abstract:

Over a period of six years, at factory and warehouse, at the tavern across the road, in their homes and union meetings, on fishing trips and social outings, David Halle talked and listened to workers of an automated chemical plant in New Jersey's industrial heartland. He has emerged with an unusually comprehensive and convincingly realistic picture of blue-collar life in America. Throughout the book, Halle illustrates his analysis with excerpts of workers' views on everything from strikes, class consciousness, politics, job security, and toxic chemicals to marriage, betting on horses, God, hom.

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