Strangers In Their Own Land : Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild

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2016 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST FOR NONFICTION A 2016 NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEWSDAY TOP 10 BOOK OF THE YEAR A KIRKUS BEST BOOK OF 2016 One of “6 Books to Understand Trump’s Win” based on the New York Times the day after the election “This is a brilliant, respectful and compelling guide.” –The New York Times Book Review “Satisfying… [Hochschild’s] evaluation is overdue at a time when questions of coverage and laws and even reality have all however vanished from the public discourse.” –The New York Review of Books “Hochschild strikes past the truism that much less prosperous voters who assist small authorities and tax cuts are voting towards their very own financial curiosity.” –O Magazine In Strangers in Their Own Land, the famend sociologist Arlie Hochschild embarks on a thought-provoking journey from her liberal hometown of Berkeley, California, deep into Louisiana bayou country–a stronghold of the conservative proper. As she will get to know individuals who strongly oppose lots of the concepts she famously champions, Hochschild however finds widespread floor and shortly warms to the folks she meets–among them a Tea Party activist whose city has been swallowed by a sinkhole brought about by a drilling accident–people whose considerations are literally ones that every one Americans share: the need for neighborhood, the embrace of household, and hopes for his or her kids. Strangers in Their Own Land goes past the commonplace liberal concept that these are individuals who have been duped into voting towards their very own pursuits. Instead, Hochschild finds lives ripped aside by stagnant wages, a lack of house, an elusive American dream–and political decisions and views that make sense in the context of their lives. Hochschild attracts on her professional data of the sociology of emotion to assist us perceive what it feels prefer to reside in “crimson” America. Along the method she finds solutions to one in all the essential questions of latest American politics: why do the individuals who would appear to profit most from “liberal” authorities intervention abhor the very concept? present extra

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  • Title: Strangers In Their Own Land : Anger and Mourning on the American Right
  • Author: Arlie Russell Hochschild
  • Category: History Of The Americas
  • Date: 11/16/16
  • Lenguage: English
  • Pages: 288
  • ISBN: 1620972255

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