Inside Toyland : Working, Shopping, and Social Inequality

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

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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
History of Toy Shopping in America
The Social Organization of Toy Stores
Inequality on the Shopping Floor
Kids in Toyland
Toys and Citizenship
Notes 213(12)
References 225(12)
Index 237

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