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People like us

People like us

social class in America.

  • 194 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Web site produced by Center for New American Media in [New York, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Social classes -- United States.,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-

    • About the Edition

      Companion to the PBS documentary film by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker exploring the preconceptions about social class in the United States and the education, attitudes, aspirations, income, and other factors that contribute to social class. Includes episode synopses, personal stories, games, and resources for further study.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesSocial class in America
      ContributionsAlvarez, Louis., Kolker, Andrew., Center for New American Media.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN90.S6
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3281014M
      LC Control Number2003557482
      OCLC/WorldCa50035640

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