American Social Classes in the 1950's: Selections from Vance Packard's

American Social Classes in the 1950's: Selections from Vance Packard's "The Status Seekers"

by Daniel Horowitz
     
 
This volume offers an abridgment of The Status Seekers, Vance Packard's influential and popular study of social status and stratification in 1950s America. An introductory essay places Packard and his book in their historical context and discusses the role that social criticism played during the nation's transition from '50s complacency to '60s turbulence. Also

Overview

This volume offers an abridgment of The Status Seekers, Vance Packard's influential and popular study of social status and stratification in 1950s America. An introductory essay places Packard and his book in their historical context and discusses the role that social criticism played during the nation's transition from '50s complacency to '60s turbulence. Also included are an album of cartoons, a chronology, question for consideration, a bibliography, and an index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312122478
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/28/1995
Series:
The Bedford Series in History and Culture
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.67(w) x 8.51(h) x 0.57(d)

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