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Someplace Like America – Tales from the New Great Depression - California Scholarship Online
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Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Dale Maharidge

Abstract

This book take us to the working-class heart of America, bringing to life—through shoe leather reporting, memoir, vivid stories, stunning photographs, and thoughtful analysis—the deepening crises of poverty and homelessness. The story begins in 1980, when the authors joined forces to cover the America being ignored by the mainstream media—people living on the margins and losing their jobs as a result of deindustrialization. Since then, the authors have traveled more than half a million miles to investigate the state of the working class. This book follows the lives of several families over the ... More

Keywords: working class, poverty, homelessness, America, deindustrialization, families, jobless

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780520262478
Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520262478.001.0001

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Dale Maharidge, author

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