00410cae.jpgThose Who Work, Those Who Don't: Poverty, Morality, and Family in Rural America by Jennifer Sherman2009 | ISBN: 0816659052 | English | 264 pages | AZW3, MOBI, EPUB | 1.6 MB
When the rural poor prioritize issues such as the right to bear arms, and disapprove of welfare despite their economic concerns, they are often dismissed as uneducated and backward by academics and political analysts. In Those Who Work, Those Who Don't, Jennifer Sherman offers a much-needed sympathetic understanding of poor rural Americans, persuasively arguing that the growing cultural significance of moral values is a reasonable and inevitable response to economic collapse and political powerlessness.
Those Who Work, Those Who Don't is based on the intimate interviews and in-depth research Sherman conducted while spending a year living in...