Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times

Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times

Marianne Cooper


Cut Adrift makes a major and unique contribution to the nationwide dialog approximately inequality and probability in American society. Set opposed to the backdrop of emerging monetary lack of confidence and rolled-up protection nets, Marianne Cooper’s probing research explores what retains american citizens up at evening. via poignant case stories, she unearths what households are all for, how they deal with their anxiousness, whose task it's to fret, and the way social classification shapes all of those dynamics, together with what's even worthy caring approximately within the first place.  This robust learn is jam-packed with exciting discoveries starting from the excellent anxieties of the wealthy to the serious function of ladies in retaining suffering households afloat.  via stories of stalwart stoicism, heart-wrenching fear, marital angst, and spiritual conviction, Cut Adrift deepens our realizing of the way households are coping in a go-it-alone age—and how the various ideas on which prosperous, middle-class, and terrible households depend upon not just mirror inequality, yet gasoline it.

 

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