The Hidden Injuries of Class

The Hidden Injuries of Class

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The authors conclude that in the games of hierarchical respect, no class can emerge the victor; and that true egalitarianism can be achieved only by rediscovering diverse concepts of human dignity. Examining personal feelings in terms of a totality of human relations, and looking beyond the struggle for economic survival, The Hidden Injuries of Class takes an important step forward in the sociological critique of everyday life.

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 134.6 x 205.7 x 12.7mm | 272.16g
  • WW Norton & Co
  • New YorkUnited States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white illustrations
  • 039331085X
  • 9780393310856
  • 314,535

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"Their work is subtle, refined and sympathetic. It is an excellent example of social-science work in which the authors do not pretend impartiality but state their values and allow their readers to learn from their findings and argue with their conclusions."

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About Jonathan Cobb

Jonathan Cobb is a former associate of the Center for the Study of Public Policy, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Richard Sennett teaches sociology at the London School of Economics and New York University

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