Class: A Guide Through the American Status System
The bestselling, comprehensive, and carefully researched guide to the ins-and-outs of the American class system with a detailed look at the defining factors of each group, from customs to fashion to housing.
Based on careful research and told with grace and wit, Paul Fessell shows how everything people within American society do, say, and own reflects their social status. Detailing the lifestyles of each class, from the way they dress and where they live to their education and hobbies, Class is sure to entertain, enlighten, and occasionally enrage readers as they identify their own place in society and see how the other half lives.
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Review: Class: A Guide Through the American Status SystemUser Review - Jason Whited - Goodreads
Astonishingly clear, hilarious survey of the American class system, which our supposed leaders insist doesn't exist. It does, and Fussell dissects it in masterful fashion. From the class obsessed to ... Read full review
Review: Class: A Guide Through the American Status SystemUser Review - Daniel Graham - Goodreads
The claims in this book are simply stated and not supported. The American Class Structure by Dennis Gilbert and Joseph A. Kahl provide a much more object look at the class structure in america. Read full review
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An Anatomy of the Classes
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