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Steelworker alley : how class works in Youngstown

Author: Robert Bruno
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : ILR Press, 1999.
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For retired steelworkers in Youngstown, Ohio, the label "working class" fits comfortably. Questioning the widely held view that laborers in postwar America have adopted middle-class values, Robert  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bruno
ISBN: 0801434394 9780801434396 0801486009 9780801486005
OCLC Number: 40567349
Description: x, 222 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: His Silence Broken --
1. Steel-Paved Streets --
2. Santa Claus Was a Steelworker --
3. Fried Onions and Steel --
4. Making "Good Money" on Time and Credit --
5. How to Steal a Wheelbarrow --
6. A Vote for a Steelworker Is a Vote for Yourself --
7. Youngstown, Once Famous for Steel, Lost Its Name.
Responsibility: Robert Bruno.
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"This book combines the immediacy of personal recollection with scholarly analysis to describe working-class life." * Library Journal * "In marvellously well written passages, Bruno is able to really Read more...

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