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Author Paap, Kris, 1968-

Title Working construction : why white working-class men put themselves--and the labor movement--in harm's way / Kris Paap
Published Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 235 pages)
Contents The political and economic relations of the construction industry -- The social relations of production -- "A bitch, a dyke, or a whore-- " : how good men justify white and male dominance -- Bodies at work : the social and physiological production of gender -- "We're animals-- and we're proud of it" : strategic enactments of white, working-class masculinities -- The bodily costs of this social wage : occupational safety in the construction industry -- The wages--and costs--of white working-class masculinities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-226) and index
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Subject Construction industry -- United States -- Safety measures.
Construction workers -- United States -- Attitudes.
Masculinity -- United States.
Men, White -- United States -- Attitudes.
Working class men -- United States -- Attitudes.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005037543
ISBN 1501729292 (electronic bk.)
9781501729294 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)