Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2019
This special issue of The Journal of Working-Class Studies includes a series of reviewed articles, a personal essay, and book reviews.
Each can be accessed separately as a PDF file or the full issue can be downloaded here
Table of Contents
Sarah Attfield and Liz Giuffre with Geoff Bright, Valerie Walkerdine, Joe Varga and Mark James
Twisted Seams: A Gendered Social Haunting
‘Washing lines, whinberries and reworking ‘waste ground’: Women’s affective practices and a haunting within the haunting of the UK coalfields’
Geoff Bright and Gabrielle Ivinson
Puerto Rican Needleworkers and Colonial Migrations: Deindustrialization as Pathways Lost
Workers’ Identities in Transition: Deindustrialisation and Scottish Steelworkers
James Patrick Ferns
Gender and Working-Class Identity in Deindustrializing Sudbury, Ontario
Adam D.K. King
Three Spirits: Breakdowns Present, Past and Yet to Come
Trotter, Jr. Joe William (2019) Workers on Arrival: Black Labor in the Making of America, University of California Press, Oakland, CA.
Review by Scott Henkel
Greenhouse, Steven (2019) Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor, Alfred A. Knopf, NY.
Review by Jack Metzgar
Friedman, Sam, and Laurison, Daniel (2018) The Class Ceiling: Why It Pays to Be Privileged, Policy Press, Bristol, UK.
Markovits, Daniel (2019) The Meritocracy Trap: How America’s Foundational Myth Feed Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite, Penguin Press, New York, NY.
Reviews by Tim Strangleman
Eribon, Didier (2013) Returning to Reims, Semiotext(e), Los Angeles, CA.
Review by John Lennon and Magnus Nilsson
Clark, Ben and Hubble, Nick, eds. (2018) Working-Class Writing: Theory and Practice, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY.
Review by Courtney Pina Miller