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White working class : overcoming class cluelessness in America

Author: Joan Williams
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Harvard Business Review Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An enlightening and vivid portrait of the stunning successes of populist movements, and what people need to know about how this transformative shift in politics affects the lives of everyone.

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Williams, Joan, 1952-
White working class.
Boston, Massachusetts : Harvard Business Review Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2019020300
(OCoLC)1112130191
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Williams
ISBN: 163369822X 9781633698222
OCLC Number: 1124929580
Notes: "With a new foreword by Mark Cuban; with a new preface by the author"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents: Why talk about class? --
Who is the working class? --
Why does the working class resent the poor? --
Why does the working class resent professionals but admire the rich? --
Why doesn't the working class just move to where the jobs are? --
Why doesn't the working class get with it and go to college? --
Why don't they push their kids harder to succeed? --
Is the working class just racist? --
Is the working class just sexist? --
Don't they understand that manufacturing jobs aren't coming back? --
Why don't working-class men just take "pink-collar" jobs? --
Why don't the people who benefit most from government help seem to appreciate it? --
Can liberals embrace the white working class without abandoning important values and allies? --
Why are Democrats worse at connecting with the white working class than Republicans?
Responsibility: Joan C. Williams.

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