FEAR OF FALLING

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jul 29, 1989 - Business & Economics - 292 pages
14 Reviews
An analysis of the professional middle class from the liberal elite of the 1960s to the yuppies of the 1980s and the amount of power and influence they wield over the American culture.

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Review: Fear of Falling: The Inner Life of the Middle Class

User Review  - Jules Alder - Goodreads

If you've never read Ehrenreich before (Nickled and Dimed, Bait and Switch), you're in for a sociological treat. In this particular work, she visits a new understanding of the class system in America ... Read full review

Review: Fear of Falling: The Inner Life of the Middle Class

User Review  - Nigel - Goodreads

It's funny that while we have word perfect memories of 80s pop culture, the actual business of living and working back then, and the developing trends in how American society was rapidly being ripped ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
CHAPTER
17
The Blight of Affluence
29
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Barbara Ehrenreich is the author of "Blood Rites"; "The Worst Years of Our Lives"; "Fear of Falling", which was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award, & eight other books. A frequent contributor to Time, Harper's, Esquire, The New Republic, Mirabella, The Nation, The New York Magazine, she lives near Key West, Florida.

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