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Published: 01 August 2019

224 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190888046

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We're Still Here

Pain and Politics in the Heart of America

Jennifer M. Silva

  • Draws on fieldwork and in-depth interviews with working-class black, Latino, and white men and women in rural Pennsylvania in the years leading up to the 2016 Presidential election
  • Argues that narratives of overcoming pain and suffering shape the political views, action, and inaction of the working-class
  • Examines the puzzle of working-class politics by taking seriously their worldview and struggles
  • An intimate, often poignant portrayal of the transformations rippling through rural America and their consequences