Worlds of Pain: Life in the Working-class Family
The classic that is widely acknowledged to be the most valuable and insightful book ever written on the dynamics of working-class family life by a renowned sociologist, psychotherapist, and bestselling author."One of the most devastating critiques of contemporary American life that I have read."--Michael B. Katz Professor of History, York University
"This is a sensitive and compassionate portrayal of childhood, marriage, and adult life among the hard-working not-quite poor. It is an important contribution to our understanding of ourselves."--Robert S. Weiss, author of "Marital Separation"
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Review: Worlds of Pain: Life in the Working-Class FamilyUser Review - Rg - Goodreads
I always believe that early marriage isn't the way out from poverty. Read full review
Review: Worlds of Pain: Life in the Working-Class FamilyUser Review - Elizabeth Alford - Goodreads
Great insight into the minds and hearts of working class families. Read full review
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