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Title The global middle classes : theorizing through ethnography / edited by Rachel Heiman, Carla Freeman, and Mark Liechty.
Published Santa Fe, N.M. : SAR Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  HT684 .G54 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description ix, 348 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series School for Advanced Research advanced seminar series
School for Advanced Research advanced seminar series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-337) and index.
Contents Introduction: charting an anthropology of the middle classes / Rachel Heiman, Mark Liechty, Carla Freeman -- Living in the future tense: aspiring for world and class in provincial Egypt / Samuli Schielke -- National identity, bedrooms, and kitchens: gated communities and new narratives of space in India / Sanjay Srivastava -- Neoliberal respectability: entrepreneurial marriage, affective labor, and a new Caribbean middle class / Carla Freeman -- The postsocialist middle classes and the new "family house" in Hungary / Krisztina Fehérváry -- Women in the middle: femininity, virtue, and excess in Indonesian discourses of middle classness / Carla Jones -- Just managing: American middle-class parenthood in insecure times / Cindi Katz -- A middle-class public at Mexico's northern border / Rihan Yeh -- Private homes, distinct lifestyles: performing a new middle class in China / Li Zhang -- Gate expectations: discursive displacement of the "old middle class" in an American suburb / Rachel Heiman -- Middle-class déjà vu: conditions of possibility, from Victorian England to contemporary Kathmandu / Mark Liechty.
Subject Middle class -- Cross-cultural studies.
Related Names Heiman, Rachel.
Freeman, Carla.
Liechty, Mark, 1960-
ISBN 9781934691533 (alk. paper)
1934691534 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 771424995