Politics of Identity, The: Solidarity Building among America's Working Poor

SUNY Press
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Conventional wisdom believes that solidarity among the working poor is rare in the United States and identity politics shoulders a large portion of the blame. The Politics of Identity offers a fresh take on solidarity building and identity among America’s working poor by placing workers’ voices center stage through the use of fieldwork and in-depth interviews. The book provides the first empirical assessment of long-standing theoretical debates over the effect of identity politics for developing additional solidarities that is politically relevant, theoretically rich, and highly readable.
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Erin E. O’Brien is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

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Publisher
SUNY Press
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Published on
Jul 8, 2008
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Pages
280
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ISBN
9780791478080
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Language
English
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Genres
Political Science / Political Economy
Political Science / Public Policy / General
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