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Working-class suburb

Bennett M. Berger

Working-class suburb

a study of auto workers in suburbia

by Bennett M. Berger

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Milpitas (Calif.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Suburban life -- United States -- Case studies.,
    • Social classes -- United States -- Case studies.,
    • Working class -- United States -- Case studies.,
    • Milpitas (Calif.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Bennett M. Berger.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT351 .B4 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 143 p.
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5617970M
      LC Control Number68026522

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Working-Class Suburb A Study of Auto Workers in Suburbia. by Bennett M. Berger (Author) January ; First Edition; Hardcover $, £ Paperback $, £; Title Details. Rights: Available worldwide Pages: ISBN: Read this book on Questia. During the last weekend of February,the Ford Division of the Ford Motor Company closed its assembly plant in Richmond, California, and moved, taking virtually all of its employees with it, to a brand new plant some fifty miles away in a town called Milpitas, a semirural.

community a few miles north of San Jose. Working-Class Suburb describes such workers, semi-skilled production workers who got their nice little modern homes en masse, when Ford moved its assembly plant in Richmond, California, to Milpitas, a town several miles north of San Jose.

Practically all the workers followed the plant, exchanging their apartments in a drab industrial city for. : My Blue Heaven: Life and Politics in the Working-Class Suburbs of Los Angeles, (Historical Studies of Urban America) (): Nicolaides, Becky M.: BooksCited by: Webber’s The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder is full of interesting bits of recent history, such as campaigns by CaPERS, AFSCME, NYC, SEIU, AFL-CIO and other union-related funds.

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The decade of the s is seen by historians as a crucial period in the formation of the Canadian working class. In Ideal Surroundings, Suzanne Morton looks at a single working-class community as it responded to national and regional changes.

Grounded in labour and feminist history, with a strong focus on domestic life, this analysis zeros in on the relationship between gender ideals. The representation of the working class in popular media is often either romanticized — the noble, voiceless, tough-as-nail, salt-of-the-earth men and women — or it plays on the opposite stereotypes — lazy, bigoted and uneducated crims.

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Back in the early s, Malvina Reynolds wrote a song called “Little Boxes,” inspired by a. The working class (or labouring class) comprises those engaged in waged or salaried labour, especially in manual-labour occupations and industrial work.

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In the s, thousands of white migrants settled in the Los Angeles suburb of South Gate. Six miles from downtown and adjacent to Watts, South Gate and its neighboring communities served as L.A.’s Detroit, an industrial belt for mass production of cars, tires, steel, and other durable goods.

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Class, and the preservation of class distinctions, was another powerful ingredient. Industrial suburbs – such as Auburn – attracted working-class communities. Dormitory working-class suburbs – for example, Dundas – grew near places of work or convenient transport.

Lower middle-class and middle-class suburbs such as Concord flourished.