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Published: 22 August 2019

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780190888046

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We're Still Here

Pain and Politics in the Heart of America

Jennifer M. Silva

  • Exmaines the puzzle of working-class politics by taking seriously the worldview and struggles of working-class people
  • We're Still Here argues that narratives of overcoming pain and suffering shape the political views and actions of the working-class.
  • An intimate, often poignant potrayal of the transformations rippling through rural America and their consequences
  • Draws on fieldwork and in-depth interviews with working-class black, Latino and white men and women collected in rural Pennsylvania in the years leading up to the 2016 Presidential election

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