The Resource Strangers in their own land : anger and mourning on the American right, Arlie Russell Hochschild, (electronic resource)

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

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Strangers in their own land : anger and mourning on the American right
Title
Strangers in their own land
Title remainder
anger and mourning on the American right
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Arlie Russell Hochschild
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Anger and mourning on the American right
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eng
Summary
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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Midwest
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1940-
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Hochschild, Arlie Russell
Dewey number
320.520973
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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YBP Print DDA
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  • Conservatism
  • Liberalism
  • Right and left (Political science)
  • Ideology
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Political sociology
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adult
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Strangers in their own land : anger and mourning on the American right, Arlie Russell Hochschild, (electronic resource)
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MWT12049580
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1 online resource
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9781620973981
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT12049580
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12049580
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Strangers in their own land : anger and mourning on the American right, Arlie Russell Hochschild, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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MWT12049580
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781620973981
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12049580
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12049580
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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