9780520247178

Inside Toyland : Working, Shopping, and Social Inequality

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  • ISBN13:

    9780520247178

  • ISBN10:

    0520247175

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/31/2005
  • Publisher: Univ of California Pr

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Summary

This is a Barbara Ehrenreich-like examination of working and shopping at two different toy stores that underlines how class and race play out in our shopping mall culture.

Author Biography

Christine L. Williams, Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas, Austin

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
A Sociologist inside Toy Stores
1(22)
History of Toy Shopping in America
23(25)
The Social Organization of Toy Stores
48(44)
Inequality on the Shopping Floor
92(45)
Kids in Toyland
137(48)
Toys and Citizenship
185(28)
Notes 213(12)
References 225(12)
Index 237

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