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The Re-education of the American working class

  • 291 Pages
  • 3.10 MB
  • English

Greenwood Press , New York
Working class -- Education (Higher) -- United States., Labor movement -- United States., Business and education -- United St


United St

Statementedited by Steven H. London, Elvira R. Tarr, and Joseph F. Wilson ; foreword by Joseph S. Murphy.
SeriesContributions in labor studies,, no. 31
ContributionsLondon, Steven H., Tarr, Elvira R., Wilson, Joseph F.
LC ClassificationsLC5051 .R4 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 291 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1876644M
ISBN 100313267855
LC Control Number90036778

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5 Class, Coons and Crowds in Antebellum America 95 6 White Skins, Black Masks: Minstrelsy and "'bite Working Class Formation before the Civil War 7 Irish-American Workers and White Racial Formation in the Antebellum United States Part IV The Limits of Emancipation and the Fate of Working Class Whiteness.

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Tremendous Book. Looks at who was sent to Vietnam (working class kids) and why many middle class kids were able to avoid it. Also looks at why most of the working class kids accepted their fate, at least initially. Then it looks at how infantry soldiers experienced the war and why so many veterans are conflicted about their experiences/5(8).

The Los Angeles Times recently published an article that zeroed in on one aspect of California's educational class system: local private education foundations. In his July 12 article "Private Summer Schools Prompt Debate on Education Inequality," reporter Stephen Ceasar focused on how these foundations exacerbate the disparities between affluent and non-affluent school districts.

To Really Understand Working-Class Voters, Read These Books Dennis Evans (left) uses a computer at the public library in Decaturville, TN.

The Working Class in American History series publishes research that illuminates the broad dimensions of working people’s influence in North America. We define working-class history capaciously and encourage submissions that explore waged, non-waged, and/or coerced labor, rural and urban settings, and the wide range of labor performed in non.

These include W.E.B. Du Bois’s studies of black working-class communities in Philadelphia, Memphis, and other cities during the turn of the 20th century, as well as Sterling Spero and Abram L.

If Mr. Compton’s book is considered with other library studies, the implication is plain: the working class perhaps makes up the majority of serious American readers, even though the majority of.

One of the great feats of this book is Gerstle's ability to show that intellectual history is not some ethereal, separable history of abstract 'ideas' but is rather a product of class relations born at the workplace."—Dana Frank, In These Times "The most provocative account of working-class politics in the s and s.".

The American working class was not as revolutionary as it was in some European countries and it differed significantly in one aspect - a large proportion of the U.S.

working class consisted of immigrants who were not looking for social reforms (which was the case in Europe) but for social justice. Since its publication inChants Democratic has endured as a classic narrative on labor and the rise of American democracy.

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In it, Sean Wilentz explores the dramatic social and intellectual changes that accompanied early industrialization in New York. He provides a panoramic chronicle of New York City's labor strife, social movements, and political turmoil in the eras of Thomas.

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Capps, author of The Unfinished War: Vietnam and the American Conscience No one can understand the complete tragedy of the American experience in Vietnam without reading this book.

Stagnating incomes for the middle class together with rising income inequality have raised questions about whether the United States remains the land of. The American working class and the unfulfilled promise of policy-driven growth The State of Working America, 12th ed. By Lawrence Mishel, Josh Bivens, Elise Gould, and Heidi Shierholz.

David Roediger is Kendrick Babcock Chair of History at the University of Illinois. Among his books are Our Own Time: A History of American Labor and the Working Day (with Philip S.

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In the United States, the concept of a working class remains vaguely defined, and classifying people or jobs into this class can be contentious.

Economists and pollsters in the United States generally define "working class" adults as those lacking a college degree, rather than by occupation or income. Many members of the working class, as defined by academic models, are often identified in the.

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