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Strangers in their own land : anger and mourning on the American right, Arlie Russell Hochschild

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Strangers in their own land : anger and mourning on the American right
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Strangers in their own land : anger and mourning on the American right
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Arlie Russell Hochschild
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"In Strangers in Their Own Land, the renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild embarks on a thought-provoking journey from her liberal hometown of Berkeley, California, deep into Louisiana bayou country--a stronghold of the conservative right. As she gets to know people who strongly oppose many of the ideas she famously champions, Hochschild nevertheless finds common ground and quickly warms to the people she meets--among them a Tea Party activist whose town has been swallowed by a sinkhole caused by a drilling accident--people whose concerns are actually ones that all Americans share: the desire for community, the embrace of family, and hopes for their children. Strangers in Their Own Land goes beyond the commonplace liberal idea that these are people who have been duped into voting against their own interests. Instead, Hochschild finds lives ripped apart by stagnant wages, a loss of home, an elusive American dream--and political choices and views that make sense in the context of their lives. Hochschild draws on her expert knowledge of the sociology of emotion to help us understand what it feels like to live in "red" America. Along the way she finds answers to one of the crucial questions of contemporary American politics: why do the people who would seem to benefit most from "liberal" government intervention abhor the very idea?"--
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Title
Strangers in their own land
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In Strangers in Their Own Land, the renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild embarks on a thought-provoking journey from her liberal hometown of Berkeley, California, deep into the heart of the bayou of Lake Charles, Louisiana, a stronghold of the conservative Right
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DLC
Dewey number
320.5
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JC573.2.U6
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H624 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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anger and mourning on the American Right
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Arlie Russell Hochschild
Strangers in their own land : anger and mourning on the American right, Arlie Russell Hochschild
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-338) and index
Contents
Part one: The great paradox -- Traveling to the heart -- "One thing good" -- The rememberers -- The candidates -- The "least resistant personality" -- Part two: The social terrain -- Industry: "the buckle in America's energy belt" -- The state: governing the market 4,000 feet below -- The pulpit and the press: "the topic doesn't come up -- Part three: The deep story and the people in it -- The deep story -- The team player: loyalty above all -- The worshipper: invisible renunciation -- The cowboy: stoicism -- The rebel: a team loyalist with a new cause -- Part four: Going national -- The fires of history: the 1860s and the 1960s -- Strangers no longer: the power of promise -- "They say there are beautiful trees."
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Extent
xii, 351 pages
Isbn
9781620972250
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(hardback)
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2016017892
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