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Author Cowie, Jefferson

Title Stayin' alive : the 1970s and the last days of the working class / Jefferson Cowie

Publ Info New York : New Press, 2010
 CCRI-Prov.  HD8072.5 .C69 2010    IN TRANSIT +1 HOLD
 CCRI-Warwick  HD8072.5 .C69 2010    DUE 11-16-14
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Descript 464 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-445) and index
Contents Old fashioned heroes of the new working class -- What kind of delegation is this? -- Nixon's class struggle -- I'm dyin' here -- A collective sadness -- The New Deal that never happened -- The important sound of things falling apart -- Dead man's town
Note Asserts that the 1970s were the last stand of the American working class, a time when the goals of the New Deal finally faded away to make room for Reaganomics and a widening of the gap between classes
LC subject Working class -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Working class -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1971-1981
United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980
ISBN 9781565848757