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Strangers in Their Own Land Anger and Mourning on the American Right

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ISBN-10: 1620972255

ISBN-13: 9781620972250

Edition: 2016

Authors: Arlie Russell Hochschild

List price: $28.99
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In Strangers in Their Own Land, the renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild embarks on a thought-provoking journey from her liberal hometown of Berkeley, California, deep into the heart of the bayou of Lake Charles, Louisiana, a stronghold of the conservative Right.Determined to form friendships with people who oppose many of the ideas she famously champions, Hochschild unexpectedly finds common ground and quickly warms to the people she meets--among them a Tea Party supporter whose town has been swallowed by a sinkhole created by a disaster at a gas drilling facility, and a pastor’s wife who calls Rush Limbaugh "my brave heart”--people whose concerns are actually ones that all Americans…    
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Book details

List price: $28.99
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 9/6/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 5.47" wide x 8.23" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Arlie Russell Hochschild, a professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, is the author of two New York Times Notable Books of the Year, THE SECOND SHIFT and THE MANAGED HEART. She has received numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a research grant from the National Institute of Mental Health. Her articles have appeared in Harper's, Mother Jones, and Psychology Today, among others. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, the writer Adam Hochschild.