The Color of Class: Poor Whites and the Paradox of Privilege / Edition 1

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Overview

""Even though we lived a few blocks away in our neighborhood or sat a seat or two away in elementary school, a vast chasm of class and racial difference separated us from them.""--From the Introduction

What is it like to be white, poor, and socially margin

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780812218510
  • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/20/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,214,533
  • Product dimensions: 0.40 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Kirby Moss lives in Denver and teaches at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
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Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Setting: Midway, U.S.A., an Unassuming City?
2. School: Learning to Live Up to the Paragon
3. Encounters: Intersections and Collisions
4. Income and Work: Making Ends Meet, Barely
5. Encounters: Changing Contexts, Changing Characters
6. Home: Sheltered by Whiteness
7. Encounters: Uncommon Class Commonalities
8. Deconstructing the Color of Class

Conclusion
Notes
References
Index
Acknowledgments

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