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L'Assommoir

by Emile Zola

<p>L'Assommoir (1877) is the seventh novel in Émile Zola's twenty-volume series Les Rougon-Macquart. Usually considered one of Zola's masterpieces, the novel—a study of alcoholism and poverty in the working-class districts of Paris—was a huge ...

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Labour and Working-Class Lives

Essays To Celebrate the Life and Work of Chris Wrigley

by Keith Laybourn & John Shepherd

<p>British labour history has been one of the dominating areas of historical research in the last sixty years and this book, written in honour of Professor Chris Wrigley, offers a collection of essays written by leading British labour historians

ISBN: 9781526100115

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Leader Communities

The Consecration of Elites in Djursholm

by Mikael Holmqvist

<p>All around the world there are elite suburban communities: Palo Alto, California, and Greenwich, Connecticut, in the U.S.; Paris's Neuilly; and Oxshott outside London. These wealthy suburbs are home to the economic and social elites who work ...

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Lessons of October

by Leon Trotsky

<div><p>In this sharply polemical account, Leon Trotsky draws up a balance sheet of the world's first successful workers' revolution. Written primarily for members of the newly created Communist International, Trotsky focuses on the specific ...

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Limbo

Blue-Collar Roots, White-Collar Dreams

by Alfred Lubrano

<p>In <em>Limbo,</em> award-winning journalist Alfred Lubrano identifies and describes an overlooked cultural phenomenon: the internal conflict within individuals raised in blue-collar homes, now living white-collar lives. These people often ...

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Living Class in Urban India

by Sara Dickey

<p>Many Americans still envision India as rigidly caste-bound, locked in traditions that inhibit social mobility. In reality, class mobility has long been an ideal, and today globalization is radically transforming how India’s citizens perceive ...

ISBN: 9780813583938

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Living Class in Urban India

by Dickey, Sara

<DIV>Sara Dickey considers how urban Indians&rsquo; notions of class and caste are rapidly transforming in the wake of globalization. Introducing the reader to four residents in the city of Madurai from varied backgrounds, she documents their ...

ISBN: 9780813583945

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Making Black Los Angeles

Class, Gender, and Community, 1850-1917

by Marne L. Campbell

<p>Black Los Angeles started small. The first census of the newly formed Los Angeles County in 1850 recorded only twelve Americans of African descent alongside a population of more than 3,500 Anglo Americans. Over the following seventy years, ...

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Making College Work

Pathways to Success for Disadvantaged Students

by Harry J. Holzer & Sandy Baum

<p><strong>Practical solutions for improving higher education opportunities for disadvantaged students</strong></p> <p>Too many disadvantaged college students in America do not complete their coursework or receive any college credential, while ...

ISBN: 9780815730224

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Manufactured Insecurity

Mobile Home Parks and Americans’ Tenuous Right to Place

by Esther Sullivan

<p><em>Manufactured Insecurity</em> is the first book of its kind to provide an in-depth investigation of the social, legal, geospatial, and market forces that intersect to create housing insecurity for an entire class of low-income residents. ...

ISBN: 9780520968356

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Marie Antoinette / 3C

by David Adjmi

<p>• World premiere was co-produced by American Repertory Theatre (Cambridge, MA) and Yale Repertory Theatre (New Haven, CT) in 2012.</p> <p>• New York premiere Off-Broadway at Soho Rep in 2013, starring Marin Ireland (who also starred in the ...

ISBN: 9781559368056

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Marx

The Alternative to Capitalism

by Kieran Allen

<p>If we are serious about finding a different way to run the post-credit crunch society, we must start by introducing alternatives to undergraduates. Kieran Allen begins the task with an accessible and comprehensive look at the ideas of Karl ...

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Middle Class Union

Organizing the ‘Consuming Public’ in Post-World War I America

by Mark W Robbins

<p><em>Middle Class Union</em> argues that the period following World War I was a pivotal moment in the development of middle-class consumer politics in the 20th century. At this time, middle-class Americans politically mobilized to define for ...

ISBN: 9780472122790

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Middle-Class Values in India and Western Europe

by Imtiaz Ahmad & Helmut Reifeld

<p>Middle-class Values in India and Western Europe discusses the distinctive attributes of the middle classes in France, Germany and India. The construction of new norms of respectability is a universal feature of the middles classes, though ...

ISBN: 9781351384261

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Migration and Urbanization in China

by Lincoln H. Day & Ma Xia

<p>Based upon an analysis of a national survey of migration conducted in late 1986 by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, this book provides analyses of the volume and direction of movement, the characteristics and motivation of those who ...

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Money and Class in America

by Lewis Lapham

<p><strong>Extensively expanded and revised, with a new foreword by Thomas Frank</strong></p> <p>In the United States, happiness and wealth are often regarded as synonymous. Consumerism, greed, and the insatiable desire for more are American ...

ISBN: 9781944869908

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Money in a Human Economy

by Keith Hart’s

<p>A human economy puts people first in emergent world society. Money is a human universal and now takes the divisive form of capitalism. This book addresses how to think about money (from Aristotle to the daily news and the sexual economy of ...

ISBN: 9781785335600

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Mothering While Black

Boundaries and Burdens of Middle-Class Parenthood

by Dawn Marie Dow

<p><em>Mothering While Black</em> examines the complex lives of the African American middle class—in particular, black mothers and the strategies they use to raise their children to maintain class status while simultaneously defining and ...

ISBN: 9780520971776

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My Life the Story of a Provincial

by Anton Chekhov

<p>My Life is an 1896 novella by Anton Chekhov, set in a provincial southern Russian city not unlike Chekhov's own hometown of Taganrog. “My Life”is a story about a rebellious young man so disgusted with bourgeois society that he drops out to ...

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Neighborhood Organization and Interest-Group Processes

by O'Brien, David J.

<p>Since the end of the civil rights era in the sixties it has become increasingly clear that social and political conflicts cannot be resolved entirely at the national level. Struggles between residents of poor neighborhoods and local interest ...

ISBN: 9781400868742

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