Caught in the Middle: Contradictions in the Lives of Sociologists from Working-Class Backgroundsby Michael D. Grimes, Joan Morris
Pub. Date: 09/30/1997
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Traces the personal and professional lives of a group of sociologists from working-class backgrounds, and shows that despite their membership in the academy, their adaptation to the upper-middle-class world of academia is inhibited by class cultural differences.
Table of Contents
The Research Design
Learning to "Make Something" of Ourselves
Realizing That We Could "Make the Grade"
Life as a Professional Sociologist
Summary and Conclusions
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