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Title:
The insecure American : how we got here and what we should do about it
Author:
Gusterson, Hugh.
Publication Information:
Berkeley : University of California Press, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xiv, 371 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
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.
ISBN:
9780520259690

9780520259713
Format :
Book