Cut Adrift : Families in Insecure Times
By: Cooper, Marianne.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (315 p.).ISBN: 9780520958456.Subject(s): Equality -- United States | United States -- Race relations | United States -- Social conditions -- 21st centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cut Adrift : Families in Insecure TimesDDC classification: 320.60973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: One Nation Under Worry; 1. From Shared Prosperity to the Age of Insecurity: How We Got Here; 2. Forging Security in an Insecure Age: The Study; 3. Downscaling for Survival: Laura Delgado; 4. The Upscaling of Security at the Top: Brooke and Paul Mah; 5. Holding On at the Middle: Gina and Sam Calafato; 6. When Religion Fills the Gap: Laeta and Kapo Faleau; 7. Debt and Hope: Eddie and Chelsea Jenner; Conclusion: The Social Cost; Epilogue: The Families Today; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M
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Cut Adrift makes an important and original contribution to the national conversation about inequality and risk in American society. Set against the backdrop of rising economic insecurity and rolled-up safety nets, Marianne Cooper's probing analysis explores what keeps Americans up at night. Through poignant case studies, she reveals what families are concerned about, how they manage their anxiety, whose job it is to worry, and how social class shapes all of these dynamics, including what is even worth worrying about in the first place. This powerful study is packed with intriguing discoveries
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