Working-Class Heroes

Working-Class Heroes

Protecting Home, Community, and Nation in A Chicago Neighborhood

eBook - 2003
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Chicago's Southwest Side is one of the last remaining footholds for the city's white working class, a little-studied and little-understood segment of the American population. This book paints a nuanced and complex portrait of the firefighters, police officers, stay-at-home mothers, and office workers living in the stable working-class community known as Beltway. Building on the classic Chicago School of urban studies and incorporating new perspectives from cultural geography and sociology, Maria Kefalas considers the significance of home, community, and nation for Beltway residents.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2003
Edition: 1st ed
Copyright Date: ©2003
ISBN: 9780520936652
9780520235434
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (218 pages)
Additional Contributors: ProQuest (Firm)

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