Working-Class Heroes: Protecting Home, Community, and Nation in a Chicago Neighborhood
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BeschreibungSociologist Maria Kefalas travels to one of Chicago's last remaining working-class "white" neighborhoods to consider the significance of home, community and nation a generation after Martin Luther King's supporters marched through the streets, demanding an end to segregation, .
PortraitMaria Kefalas is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Saint Joseph's University.
Pressestimmen"As defenders of civilization living in an imperiled world, the workers kefalas studied believe an immaculate household, a well-maintained property, a clean and safe neighborhood, and a righteous nation are worth living and fighting for. Her skillful ethnography truly captures the complexity of their cultural world."
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2003
Seitenanzahl: 217 Seiten