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Steelworker alley : how class works in Youngstown

For retired steelworkers in Youngstown, Ohio, the label "working class" fits comfortably. Questioning the widely held view that laborers in postwar America have adopted middle-class values, Robert Bruno shows that in this community a blue-collar...
Print Book, English, 1999
ILR Press, Ithaca, N.Y., 1999
x, 222 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
9780801434396, 9780801486005, 0801434394, 0801486009
Introduction: His Silence Broken
1. Steel-Paved Streets
2. Santa Claus Was a Steelworker
3. Fried Onions and Steel
4. Making "Good Money" on Time and Credit
5. How to Steal a Wheelbarrow
6. A Vote for a Steelworker Is a Vote for Yourself
7. Youngstown, Once Famous for Steel, Lost Its Name