The Hidden Injuries of Class
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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 134.6 x 205.7 x 12.7mm | 272.16g
  • WW Norton & Co
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 039331085X
  • 9780393310856
  • 363,011

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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." -- The New Yorkershow more

About Jonathan Cobb

Jonathan Cobb is a former associate of the Center for the Study of Public Policy, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Richard Sennett's books include The Corrosion of Character, Flesh and Stone, and Respect. He was the founding director of the New York Institute for the Humanities and now teaches sociology at New York University and at the London School of Economics.show more

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