Prisoners of the American Dream: Politics and Economy in the History of the Us Working Class

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$19.95  $18.55
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Pages
400
Dimensions
5.0 X 7.7 X 1.1 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781786635907

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About the Author

Mike Davis is the author of several books including City of Quartz, The Monster at Our Door, Buda's Wagon, and Planet of Slums. He is the recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship and the Lannan Literary Award. He lives in San Diego.

Reviews
"One of the most uncompromising books about American political economy ever written--brilliant, provocative, and exhaustively researched."
--Village Voice Literary Supplement

"Impressive--a perceptive and rigorous structural analysis."
--David Montgomery, Nation

"Only a fool can disregard the implications of what he is arguing."
--Social History

"Provocative and illuminating."
--Journal of American Studies

"One of the most trenchant and original analyses of American politics."
--Socialist Review

"Prisoners of the American Dream established [Davis's] record of candidly examining the prospects for progressive social change and the dismal fate of organized labor in the United States, with its lack of a party or power."
--Micah Uetricht, The Nation