How Class Works
Power and Social Movement New edition
By (author) Stanley Aronowitz
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How Class Works by Stanley Aronowitz
Book DescriptionAlthough Americans like to believe that they live in a classless society, Stanley Aronowitz demonstrates that class remains a potent force. Defining class as the power of social groups to make a difference, he explains that social groups such as labor movements, environmental activists, and feminists become classes when they make demands that change the course of history. "With How Class Works Aronowitz puts the subject of social class squarely on the intellectual agenda--though in a new, inclusive, and dynamic form. Like his influential False Promises, How Class Works is both intellectually exciting and morally challenging."--Barbara Ehrenreich "In How Class Works Aronowitz argues for the enduring vitality of the concept of social class as a way of understanding social relations. This is a significant contribution to social theory, an argument certain to be widely considered, debated, and tested."--George Lipsitz, author of American Studies in a Moment of Danger "An intellectually captivating book on a topic that remains as timely and significant as ever."--Howard Kimeldorf, University of Michigan
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300105049
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 7-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stanley Aronowitz
Death and Life of American Labor, Paperback (August 2015)
The decline of the American union movement--and how it can revive, by a leading analyst of labor
Against Orthodoxy, Paperback (May 2015)
The book contains groundbreaking and immersive essays on crucial 20th Century scholars on social theory, discussed and analyzed from a radical, critical theory perspective. Aronowitz provides his unique and lauded critical eye toward the leading thinkers of our age, crafting an immersive set of essays on radical thought.
Jobless Future, Paperback (August 2010)» View all books by Stanley Aronowitz
Charting a major change in the nature of paid work in the United States.
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Author Biography - Stanley Aronowitz
Stanley Aronowitz is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
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