While commentators are right to call for an increased focus on class, the notion that class as a category of analysis has been neglected by academics is contradicted by tremendous recent scholarship in the working-class studies field. In this week’s Working-Class Perspective, Tim Strangleman highlights some of the best books and articles awarded by the Working-Class Studies Association this […]
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Bruce Springsteen has long been dubbed as America’s working-class troubadour. In this weeks’ Working-Class Perspective, Pamela Fox explores the insights of Springsteen’s extraordinary memoir on blue-collar identity, mental illness, and working-class life. As his devout fans know all too well, the “Boss” rejected his father’s life path from an early age. He hardly romanticized the grinding, […]
A tired and familiar pattern has emerged in several countries: working-class voters rally behind nationalist, often populist politicians who promise relief but deliver policies that bring more economic hardship. In this week’s Working-Class Perspective, Sarah Attfield considers whether British voters will buck the trend when they head to the polls in June. When I think […]