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Author Ortner, Sherry B., 1941- author.

Title New Jersey dreaming : capital, culture, and the class of '58 / Sherry B. Ortner
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 340 pages) : map
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents The making of the class of '58 -- Reading class -- Drawing boundaries -- Dealing with boundaries -- American high schools -- Weequahic -- Tracks -- What the class of '58 made -- Counterlives -- Money -- Happiness -- Liberation -- Late capitalism
Summary Famed anthropologist Ortner tracks down representative classmates from her mostly Jewish Newark, NJ high school class of '58 in order to examine class culture and ethnicity in America today
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-329) and index
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Subject Weequahic High School (Newark, N.J.). Class of 1958.
Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer Bitterfeld
Weequahic High School (Newark, N.J.). Class of 1958.
High school graduates -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Economic conditions
High school graduates -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Social conditions
Social mobility -- United States -- Case studies
Sociale mobiliteit.
High school graduates -- Economic conditions.
High school graduates -- Social conditions.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Social Classes.
Social mobility.
Soziale Situation
New Jersey
New Jersey -- Newark.
United States.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822335980