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The Resource The insecure American : how we got here and what we should do about it, edited by Hugh Gusterson and Catherine Besteman ; foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich

The insecure American : how we got here and what we should do about it, edited by Hugh Gusterson and Catherine Besteman ; foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich

Label
The insecure American : how we got here and what we should do about it
Title
The insecure American
Title remainder
how we got here and what we should do about it
Statement of responsibility
edited by Hugh Gusterson and Catherine Besteman ; foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Americans are feeling insecure. They are retreating to gated communities in record numbers, fearing for their jobs and their 401(k)s, nervous about their health insurance and their debt levels, worrying about terrorist attacks and immigrants. In this innovative volume, editors Hugh Gusterson and Catherine Besteman gather essays from nineteen leading ethnographers to create a unique portrait of an anxious country and to furnish valuable insights into the nation's possible future. With an incisive foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich, the contributors draw on their deep knowledge of different facets o
Cataloging source
CN3GA
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gusterson, Hugh
  • Besteman, Catherine Lowe
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Security (Psychology)
  • Nationalism
  • HISTORY
  • Nationalism
  • Politics and government
  • Security (Psychology)
  • Social conditions
  • United States
  • Nationalismus
  • Innere Sicherheit
  • USA
Label
The insecure American : how we got here and what we should do about it, edited by Hugh Gusterson and Catherine Besteman ; foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A nation of gated communities / Setha M. Low -- Warmaking as the American way of life / Catherine Lutz -- Republic of fear : the rise of punitive governance in America / Roger N. Lancaster -- Neoliberalism, or the bureaucratization of the world / David Graeber -- The age of Wal-Mart / Jane L. Collins -- Deindustrializing Chicago : a daughter's story / Christine J. Walley -- Racism, risk, and the new color of dirty jobs / Lee D. Baker -- Normal insecurities, healthy insecurities / Joseph Dumit -- Cultivating insecurity : how marketers are commercializing childhood / Juliet B. Schor -- Uneasy street / T.M. Luhrmann -- Body and soul : profits from poverty / Brett Williams -- Useless suffering : the war on homeless drug addicts / Philippe Bourgois -- Walling out immigrants / Peter Kwong -- Compounding insecurity : what the neocon core reveals about America today / Janine R. Wedel -- Deploying law as a weapon in America's war on terror / Susan F. Hirsch -- Death and dying in anxious America / Nancy Scheper-Hughes -- Get religion / Susan Harding
Control code
ocn816496975
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520945081
Lccn
2009015363
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt0bxf
  • 532292b1-9c8a-41c0-9c54-4f67bfc5df95
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)816496975
Label
The insecure American : how we got here and what we should do about it, edited by Hugh Gusterson and Catherine Besteman ; foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A nation of gated communities / Setha M. Low -- Warmaking as the American way of life / Catherine Lutz -- Republic of fear : the rise of punitive governance in America / Roger N. Lancaster -- Neoliberalism, or the bureaucratization of the world / David Graeber -- The age of Wal-Mart / Jane L. Collins -- Deindustrializing Chicago : a daughter's story / Christine J. Walley -- Racism, risk, and the new color of dirty jobs / Lee D. Baker -- Normal insecurities, healthy insecurities / Joseph Dumit -- Cultivating insecurity : how marketers are commercializing childhood / Juliet B. Schor -- Uneasy street / T.M. Luhrmann -- Body and soul : profits from poverty / Brett Williams -- Useless suffering : the war on homeless drug addicts / Philippe Bourgois -- Walling out immigrants / Peter Kwong -- Compounding insecurity : what the neocon core reveals about America today / Janine R. Wedel -- Deploying law as a weapon in America's war on terror / Susan F. Hirsch -- Death and dying in anxious America / Nancy Scheper-Hughes -- Get religion / Susan Harding
Control code
ocn816496975
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520945081
Lccn
2009015363
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt0bxf
  • 532292b1-9c8a-41c0-9c54-4f67bfc5df95
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)816496975

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