Previous Issues

Volume 2, Issue 1, June 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 here

Table of Contents

Editorial

Sarah Attfield and Liz Giuffre

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Articles

The Emotional Politics of Making America Great Again: Trump’s Working Class Appeals

Douglas Schrock, Benjamin Dowd-Arrow, Kristen Erichsen, Haley Gentile, and Pierce Dignam

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Labor, Discipline, and Resistance: Transnational Migrant Workers ‘on the line’

Miranda Cady Hallett

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From Betrayal to Resistance: Working-Class Voices in Russia Today

Jeremy Morris

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The Cross-Country/Cross-Class Drives of Don Draper/Dick Whitman: Examining Mad Men’s Hobo Narrative

Jennifer Hagen Forsberg

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The Fix We Are In

Richard Hudelson

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Working in the Unconscious Masses: Inside a Mega-Retail Store in the United States

Wyatt Nelson

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Interview

‘Labor Rights Are Human Rights’: An Interview with Maina Kiai, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association

Tula Connell

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Commentary

History and the Working-Class Now: The Collective Impulse, Tumult and Democracy

Terry Irving

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Book Reviews

Spencer, Robyn C. (2016) The Revolution Has Come: Black Power, Gender, and the Black Panther Party in Oakland, Duke University Press, Durham and London.

Taylor, Keeanga-Yamahtta (2016) From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation, Haymarket Books, Chicago, Il.

Reviews by Scott Henkel

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Hochschild, Arlie Russel (2016) Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, The New Press, New York, Ny

Review by Jennifer M. Silva

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Peralta, Dan-el Padilla (2015) Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League, Penguin Books, New York, Ny.

Vance, J.D. (2016) Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, HarperCollins, New York, Ny.

Reviews by Stefanie Stiles

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Gest, Justin (2016) The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

Review by Tim Francisco

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Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2016

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 issue can be downloaded in full PDF

Table of Contents

Editorial

Welcome to The Journal Of Working-Class Studies

Sarah Attfield and Liz Giuffre

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Articles

Twenty Years of Working-Class Studies: Tensions, Values, and Core Questions

Sherry Lee Linkon and John Russo

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Rethinking Class and Contemporary Working-Class Studies

Michael Zweig

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Nostalgia for the 30-Year ‘Century of the Common Man’

Jack Metzgar

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Paradise Lost? Patterns and Precarity in Working-Class Academic Narratives

Deborah Warnock

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Rejecting Respectability: On Being Unapologetically Working Class

Sarah Attfield

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Book Reviews

Note from the Book Review Editor

Christie Launius

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Sheard, Tim, Someone Has to Die, 2015, Hardball Press, Brooklyn, Ny.

Review by Cherie Rankin

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Tokarczyk, Michelle M,  Bronx Migrations, Cherry Castle Publishing, Columbia, Md.

Review by Jim Daniels

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Lakey, George, Viking Economics: How the Scandinavians Got It Right – and How We Can, Too, Melville House Publishing, Brooklyn, Ny.

Review by Betsy Leondar-Wright

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