Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times

Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times

Marianne Cooper


Cut Adrift makes an enormous and unique contribution to the nationwide dialog approximately inequality and chance in American society. Set opposed to the backdrop of emerging fiscal lack of confidence and rolled-up safeguard nets, Marianne Cooper’s probing research explores what retains american citizens up at evening. via poignant case stories, she finds what households are fascinated with, how they deal with their nervousness, whose task it truly is to fret, and the way social category shapes all of those dynamics, together with what's even worthy being concerned approximately within the first place.  This strong learn is choked with exciting discoveries starting from the outstanding anxieties of the wealthy to the serious position of girls in retaining suffering households afloat.  via stories of stalwart stoicism, heart-wrenching fear, marital angst, and spiritual conviction, Cut Adrift deepens our realizing of ways households are coping in a go-it-alone age—and how the several ideas on which prosperous, middle-class, and bad households rely on not just mirror inequality, yet gas it.

 

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