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Fear of Falling: The Inner Life of the Middle Class

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Publisher Comments:

A brilliant and insightful work that examines the insecurities of the middle class in an attempt to explain its turn to the right during the past two decades, Fear of Falling traces the myths about the middle class to their roots in the ambitions and anxieties that torment the group and that have led to its retreat from a responsible leadership role.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-284) and index.

About the Author

Barbara Ehrenreich is the author of numerous books, including The Hearts of Men: American Dreams and the Fight from Commitment. Social critic, essayist, and journalist, Ehrenreich has written for most of the major magazines and newspapers in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060973339
Subtitle:
The Inner Life of the Middle Class
Author:
Ehrenreich, Barbara
Publisher:
Perennial
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Poverty
Subject:
Middle class
Subject:
Middle class -- United States -- Attitudes.
Subject:
General Social Science
Edition Description:
1st Perennial library ed.
Series Volume:
9388
Publication Date:
19881102
Binding:
Trade Paper
Grade Level:
to P
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.95x5.27x.71 in. .51 lbs.

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