Class Lives: Stories from Across Our Economic Divide

Class Lives: Stories from Across Our Economic Divide


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Compiled by Chuck Collins, Jennifer Ladd, Maynard Seider, and Felice Yeskel, ed. Class Lives is an anthology of narratives the lived experience of class in America. It includes forty original essays from authors who represent a wide range of classes, genders, races, ethnicities, ages, and occupations across the United States. Contributors describe their class journeys in narrative form, recounting one or two key stories that illustrate their growing awareness of class and their place, changing or stable, within the class system…Together, these essays form a powerful narrative about the experience of class and the importance of learning about classism, class cultures, and the intersections of class, race, and gender. Class Lives will be a helpful resource for students, teachers, sociologists, diversity trainers, activists, and a general audience. It will leave readers with an appreciation of the poignancy and power of class and the journeys that Americans grapple with on a daily basis. Read more about Class Lives here.

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Weight .725 lbs
Dimensions 9 × .5 × 6 in