Some not-so-hidden injuries of class: Authoethnographies of U.S. social mobility

by Richard Handler

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By Richard HandlerFull Article: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/amet.12099/abstract

Shamus Khan’s Privilege and Christine Walley’s Exit Zero are autobiographically grounded analyses of social class in the United States. Drawing on memory, personal documents, the telling ethnographic incident, and relevant social theory, each brings to light some of the ways that current neoliberal socioeconomic policies constrict people’s life chances.