Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2018
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 here
Table of Contents
Sarah Attfield and Liz Giuffre
‘Ping Ping Ping / I break things’: Productive Disruption in the Working-Class Poetry of Jan Beatty, Sandra Cisneros, and Wanda Coleman
Brutal Youth: Colin MacInnes and the Architecture of the Welfare State
I Was a Retail Salesperson: An Examination of Two Memoirs About Working in Retail
Brittany R. Clark
Reframing Solidarity: Company Magazine as Family Album
Breaking Through the Concrete Ceiling: Tradeswomen in the United States Tell Their Stories of Struggle and Success
Heidi E. Wagner
Occupying the Picket Line: Labor and Occupy in South Central Indiana
The Moral Economy of Department Stores’ Working-Class and their Class Identity
Working-Class Culture as Political Participation: Reading Trump as Revolt Against a Middle-Class Public Sphere
‘A Little Crow in the Tree’: Growing Inequality and White Working-Class Politics in the U.S.
Lawrence M. Eppard, Arlie Hochschild, Richard Wilkinson
Linkon, Sherry (2018) The Half-Life of Deindustrialization: Working-Class Writing about Economic Restructuring, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, Mi.
Review by Christine J. Walley
Coles, Nicholas and Paul Lauter, eds. (2017) A History of American Working-Class Literature, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Review by John Lennon and Magnus Nilsson
Barrett, James R. (2017) History from the Bottom Up & the Inside Out: Ethnicity, Race, and Identity in Working-Class History, Duke University Press, Durham, NC
Review by Lou Martin
Ocejo, Richard E. (2017) Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ
Viscelli, Steve (2016) The Big Rig: Trucking and the Decline of the American Dream, University of California Press, Berkeley, Ca.
Review by Colby King and Jacob Bibeault
Fasanella, Marc (2017) Images of Optimism, (with essay by Leslie Umberger and chronology by Paul S. D’Ambrosio), Pomegranate, Portland, Or.
Review by Janet Zandy
Faue, Elizabeth (2017) Rethinking the American Labor Movement, Routledge, New York, NY.
Review by Joseph Varga