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Cultures of Solidarity : Consciousness, Action and Contemporary American Workers (88 Edition)

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A commonplace assumption about American workers is that they lack class consciousness. This perception has baffled social scientists, demoralized activists, and generated a significant literature on American exceptionalism. In this provocative book, a young sociologist takes the prevailing assumptions to task and sheds new light upon this very important issue. In three vivid case studies Fantasia explores the complicated, multi-faceted dynamics of American working-class consciousness and collective action.

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"I would rate this book near the top of whatever scales measure importance. Good, strong, first-rate, unusually worthy, original—these are the adjectives that come to my mind."—Kai Erikson, Yale University

"This is a powerful and important book. It will challenge and educate specialists in the areas of the sociology and history of unions and social movements and the sociology of organizations."—Michael Schwartz, SUNY, Stony Brook

About the Author

Rick Fantasia is Associate Professor of Sociology at Smith College.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520067950
Author:
Fantasia, Rick
Publisher:
University of California Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations
Subject:
Labor
Subject:
Labor and laboring classes
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations - General
Subject:
Politics-Labor
Edition Description:
Cloth
Publication Date:
19890831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
315
Dimensions:
8.93x5.99x.80 in. .91 lbs.

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"I would rate this book near the top of whatever scales measure importance. Good, strong, first-rate, unusually worthy, original—these are the adjectives that come to my mind."—Kai Erikson, Yale University

"This is a powerful and important book. It will challenge and educate specialists in the areas of the sociology and history of unions and social movements and the sociology of organizations."—Michael Schwartz, SUNY, Stony Brook

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