On The Touchy Challenge Of Class In The Us

PhotoEach year there are many volumes, most of them dead to the touch, about social class in America.
The subject may be touchy, but it need not be murky forever.”Advertisement Continue reading the main story“Class” is not for the easily offended.
“Since we have them,” he remarked about social classes, “why not know as much as we can about them?
The Fussell book that detonates most forcefully, in my mind, at any rate, has always been “Class: A Guide Through the American Status System” (1983).
In one of his final chapters, Fussell posits a way out of the class cages he has so ruthlessly described.

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