Current Issue

Volume 2, Issue 2, December 2017

The Journal of Working-Class Studies includes a series of articles (peer reviewed, unless indicated as ‘commentary’), and relevant book reviews.

Each can be accessed separately as a PDF file or the full issue can be downloaded PDF

Table of Contents

Editorial

Reshawna L. Chapple, Kishonna L. Gray, LaDonna Long, Mia Ortiz

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Articles

#TenureTrackHustle: Examining Academic Poverty of First-Generation Women of Color From an Intersectional Standpoint 

Kishonna L. Gray and Reshawna L. Chapple

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Insider Without: Journey across the Working-Class Academic Arc

Kim A. Case

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In Class, Sharing Class: Faculty Members from Low-Socioeconomic Status Backgrounds and Status Visibility

Elizabeth Lee and Tonya Maynard

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Navigating Academia in the ‘Welfare Class’

Emma Penney and Laura Lovejoy

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Conceptualizing Critical Friendship as a Protective Measure in Academia

Natalie Currie-Patterson and Kaitlyn Watson

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Class and Narrative Accrual: Personal Troubles and Public Issues in Five Vignettes

Matthew Spokes

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A Stranger in Charleston: Intersectional Anxiety as a Latina in Academia

Nancy Aguirre

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Blockades, Barricades, and Barriers: Accessing and Navigating Academia from a Multi-Marginalized Positionality

A.M. Foiles Sifuentes

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Publish AND Perish: On Publishing, Precarity and Poverty in Academia

Emma Vossen

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The Poverty of Academia: My Life as a Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Sarah Prior

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Ending Adjunct Apartheid

Diane Reynolds

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Fishing for a Career: Alternative Livelihoods and the Hardheaded Art of Academic Failure

Deb Cleland

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Interview

Organizing Working-Class Academics: A Collective History, an Interview with Allison L. Hurst, Tery Griffin and Alfred Vitale

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Book Reviews

Williams, Joan (2017) White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America, Harvard Business Review Press, Boston, Ma.

Review by Allison L. Hurst

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Early, Steve (2017) Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money and the Remaking of an American City, Beacon Press, Boston.

Review by Tula Connell

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Goldstein, Amy (2017) Janesville: An American Story, Simon & Schuster, New York, Ny.

Review by Jeffrey S. Rothstein

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Cramer, Katherine J. (2016) The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Il.

Review by Donald P. Taylor

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