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Missing Class Strengthening Social Movement Groups by Seeing Class Cultures

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ISBN-10: 0801479207

ISBN-13: 9780801479205

Edition: 2014

Authors: Betsy Leondar-Wright

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Many activists worry about the same few problems in their groups: low turnout, inactive members, conflicting views on racism, overtalking, and offensive violations of group norms. But in searching for solutions to these predictable and intractable troubles, progressive social movement groups overlook class culture differences. In Missing Class, Betsy Leondar-Wright uses a class-focused lens to show that members with different class life experiences tend to approach these problems differently. This perspective enables readers to envision new solutions that draw on the strengths of all class cultures to form the basis of stronger cross-class and multiracial movements.The first comprehensive…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 3/20/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.25" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Betsy Leondar-Wright is the Program Director of Class Action ( She is the author of Class Matters: Cross-Class Alliance Building for Middle-Class Activists and coauthor of The Color of Wealth: The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide.