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Reading classes : on culture and classism in America

Author: Barbara Jensen
Publisher: Ithaca : ILR Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discussions of class make many Americans uncomfortable. This accessible book makes class visible in everyday life. Solely identifying political and economic inequalities between classes offers an incomplete picture of class dynamics in America, and may not connect with people's lived experiences. In Reading Classes, Barbara Jensen explores the anguish caused by class in our society, identifying classism-or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reading classes
Ithaca : ILR Press, 2012.
(DLC) 2011051728
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Jensen
ISBN: 9780801464522 0801464528 0801464056 9780801464058
OCLC Number: 1298207341
Description: 1 online resource (x, 249 p.)
Contents: Prologue : what part of Fridley are you from? --
Getting class --
The invisible ism --
Belonging versus becoming --
Behaving versus blooming --
Identity and resistance --
Across the great divide --
Pain in the promised land --
Gathering in Glenville.
Responsibility: Barbara Jensen.

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In Reading Classes, Barbara Jensen explores the anguish caused by class in our society, identifying classism-or anti-working class prejudice-as a central factor in the reproduction of inequality in  Read more...

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"With keen insights into the values, attitudes, and struggles of both the working and middle classes, she has written a work that seamlessly melds the personal with the theoretical.... An Read more...

 
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