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We have never been middle class

Author: Hadas Weiss
Publisher: London ; Brooklyn, NY : Verso, 2019. ©2019
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"Taking apart the ideology of the "middle class" Tidings of a shrinking middle class in one part of the world and its expansion in another absorb our attention, but seldom do we question the category itself. We Have Never Been Middle Class proposes that the middle class is an ideology. Tracing this ideology up to the age of financialization, it exposes the fallacy in the belief that we can all ascend or descend as a  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weiss, Hadas, author.
We have never been middle-class.
London ; Brooklyn, NY : Verso, 2019.
(DLC) 2019981033
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hadas Weiss
ISBN: 9781788733915 1788733916
OCLC Number: 1085162901
Description: x, 166 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: We have never been middle class --
1. What we talk about when we talk about the middle class --
2. The discreet charm of property --
3. All too human --
4. Goodbye, values; so long, politics --
Responsibility: Hadas Weiss.


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