Caught in the Middle: Contradictions in the Lives of Sociologists from Working-Class Backgrounds

Caught in the Middle: Contradictions in the Lives of Sociologists from Working-Class Backgrounds

by Michael D. Grimes, Joan Morris
     
 

ISBN-10: 027595711X

ISBN-13: 9780275957117

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275957117
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/30/1997
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile:
1560L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface

Theoretical Issues

The Research Design

Learning to "Make Something" of Ourselves

Realizing That We Could "Make the Grade"

Life as a Professional Sociologist

Personal Relationships

Summary and Conclusions

Appendices

References

Index

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