Limbo: Blue-Collar Roots, White-Collar Dreams
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BeschreibungA groundbreaking work of journalism that identifies a new social affecting work and life. Award-winning journalist Alfred Lubrano identifies a cultural phenomenon: the conflict within individuals raised in blue-collar homes, now living white-collar lives.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction. 1. Bricklayer's Son: The Birth and Clash of Values. 2. Crawling Out of the Black Hole: The Pain of Transition. 3. The Shock of Education: How College Corrupts. 4. Culture Conflicts: First Encounters with the Upper Classes. 5. Going Home: An Identity Changed Forever. 6. Office Politics: The Blue-Collar Way. 7. Class, Love and Progeny: The Ultimate Battle. 8. Duality: The Never-Ending Struggle with Identity. Conclusion. Endnotes. Source Notes. Acknowledgments. Index.
PortraitALFRED LUBRANO is a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer, and has been a commentator for National Public Radio since 1992. He has won various national and state awards, and has contributed to several magazines and anthologies on writing.
Pressestimmen"Hopefully, this superbly written book will give voice to the millions who have to make this transition..." (San Francisco Chronicle, November 2, 2003) "...this book is too good and too important to be limited to a narrow audience." (The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 2, 2003)
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2003
Seitenanzahl: 248 Seiten