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Author Lamont, Michèle, 1957-

Title The dignity of working men : morality and the boundaries of race, class, and immigration / Michèle Lamont
Published New York, N.Y. : Russell Sage Foundation ; Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 391 pages)
Contents Introduction: Making sense of their worlds -- PART I: AMERICAN WORKERS: The world in moral order -- Euphemized racism: moral qua racial boundaries -- Assessing "people abuse" and "people below" -- PART II: THE UNITED STATES COMPARED: Workers compared -- Racism compared -- Class boundaries compared -- Conclusion: Toward a new agenda -- Appendix A: Methods and analysis -- Appendix B: The context of the interview: economic insecurity, globalization, and places -- Appendix C: Interviewees
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-384) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Blue collar workers -- France.
Blue collar workers -- United States.
Men -- Employment -- France.
Men -- Employment -- United States.
Work ethic -- France.
Work ethic -- United States.
Working class -- France.
Working class -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0674039882 (electronic bk.)
9780674039889 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)