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Night Thoughts

by Wallace Shawn

<p>Although he is guided and inspired by the people he respects, and despite the insufficiency of his knowledge and experience-an insufficiency shared by most (or all) other humans, Wallace Shawn can’t see any real alternative to trying to ...

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No One Eats Alone

Food as a Social Enterprise

by Michael S. Carolan

<p>In today's fast-paced, fast food world, everyone seems to be eating alone, all the time—whether it's at their desks or in the car. Michael Carolan argues that needs to change if we want healthy, equitable, and sustainable food. We can no ...

ISBN: 9781610918060

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North and South

by Elizabeth Gaskell

<p>“North and South “(1854) is a novel by the English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. The title refers to one of the themes of the novel: the contrast of lifestyles between the North and the South of England. The protagonist is the young Margaret ...

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Oliver Twist

by Charles Dickens

<p>Oliver Twist, or The Parish Boy's Progress, is the second novel by Charles Dickens, and was first published as a serial 1837–39. The story is of the orphan Oliver Twist, who starts his life in a workhouse and is then sold into apprenticeship ...

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On New Terrain

How Capital is Reshaping the Battleground of Class War

by Kim Moody

<p>Kim Moody analyzes how changes in global capitalism have altered both the composition of the working class and the economic and political ground on which it struggles. From the logistics revolution to the unprecedented concentration of ...

ISBN: 9781608468720

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One Hundred Years of Kibbutz Life

A Century of Crises and Reinvention

by Michal Palgi

<p>One Hundred Years of Kibbutz Life shows that the kibbutz thrives and describes changes that have occurred within Israel's kibbutz community. The kibbutz population has increased in terms of demography and capital, a point frequently ...

ISBN: 9781351501668

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Outlaws of the Atlantic

Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail

by Marcus Rediker

<p><strong>This maritime history &quot;from below&quot; exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves, pirates, and other outlaws at sea in the era of the tall ship.</strong><br />  <br /> In <em>Outlaws of the Atlantic</em>, ...

ISBN: 9780807033104

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Paper German

A Political Policy Memoir

by Peter Omoregbe

Paper German is about the everyday life of migrants and their children, the third and fourth generations living in Germany and Central Europe. It addresses not only the physical challenges but also the psychological challenges that foreigners ...

ISBN: 9781532006029

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Pathways to Social Class

A Qualitative Approach to Social Mobility

by Daniel Bertaux & Paul Thompson

<p>Calling for a broader, new approach to social mobility research, Pathways to Social Class: A Qualitative Approach to Social Mobility moves beyond pure statistics to use qualitative techniques-such as life stories and family case studies-to ...

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Philadelphia Gentlemen

The Making of a National Upper Class

by Roger L. Geiger

<p>This proper Philadelphia story starts with the city's golden age at the close of the eighteenth century. It is a classic study of an American business aristocracy of colonial stock with Protestant affiliations as well as an analysis of how ...

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Precarious Worlds

Contested Geographies of Social Reproduction

by Kate Bezanson, Jessie Clark, Andrew Gorman-Murray & others

<p>This collection contributes to the theoretical literature on social reproduction—defined by Marx as the necessary labor to arrive the next day at the factory gate—and extended by feminist geographers and others into complex understandings of ...

ISBN: 9780820348803

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Producers, Parasites, Patriots

Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity

by Daniel Martinez HoSang & Joseph E. Lowndes

<p><strong>The shifting meaning of race and class in the age of Trump</strong><br />  </p> <p>The profound concentration of economic power in the United States in recent decades has produced surprising new forms of racialization. In ...

ISBN: 9781452960340

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Radicals in the Barrio

Magonistas, Socialists, Wobblies, and Communists in the Mexican-American Working Class

by Justin Akers Chacón

<p>•Justin Akers Chacón's previous book, <em>No One is Illegal</em>, is widely used by activists and educators<br /> •Chacón is a well-known voice among those campaigning for immigrants' rights<br /> •<em>Radicals in the Barrio</em> will be of

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Reclaiming the American Dream

Proven Solutions for Creating Economic Opportunity for All

by Ben Hecht

<p><strong>Unlocking the American Dream</strong></p> <p>At a time when deep divisions headline the national discourse on equality, <em>Reclaiming the American Dream: Proven Solutions for Creating Economic Opportunity for All</em> uses ...

ISBN: 9780815734895

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Reducing Inequality in Latin America

The Role of Tax Policy

by María Fernanda Valdés Valencia

<p>This book examines the role of tax policy in the incidence of socio-economic inequality. With a focus on Latin American, the author demonstrates that while inequality has decreased remarkably in the last decade – during the very period in ...

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Relational Inequalities

An Organizational Approach

by Donald Tomaskovic-Devey & Dustin Avent-Holt

<p>Organizations are the dominant social invention for generating resources and distributing them. <em>Relational Inequalities</em> develops a general sociological and organizational analysis of inequality, exploring the processes that generate ...

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Routledge Revivals: Charles Booth's London (1969)

A Portrait of the Poor at the Turn of the Century, Drawn from His "Life and Labour of the People in London"

by Albert Fried & Richard M. Elman

<p>First published in 1969, this book presents a one-volume anthology of Charles Booth’s <em>Life and Labour of the People in London</em>, the classic early study of the poor in the urban environment. The original text consists of a vast ...

ISBN: 9781351981576

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Routledge Revivals: New Views of Co-operation (1988)

by Stephen Yeo

<p>First published in 1988, this book sets out to reinterpret the changing place of working-class association in capitalist Britain. It argues that in combination, co-operation and association constitutes labour’s power — what is has to work ...

ISBN: 9781315447063

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Routledge Revivals: Village Life and Labour (1975)

by Raphael Samuel

<p>First published in 1975, this volume aims to direct attention at a number of aspects of the lives and occupations of village labourers in the nineteenth-century that have been little examined by historians outside of agriculture. Some of the ...

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Rupturing the Dialectic

The Struggle against Work, Money, and Financialization

by Harry Cleaver

<div>A central figure for anti-authoritarian Marxists and radicals who see the working class as an autonomous force, capable of acting independently and not simply reacting to the depredations of capitalism, Harry Cleaver brings this vision up ...

ISBN: 9781849352710

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