By Geoff Mann
Combining a clean research of radical political economic system with a serious overview of the function of white males in North American hard work politics, Mann addresses the problem of sophistication politics and locations the matter of "interests" squarely on the heart of political financial system. Rejecting the concept pursuits are self-evident or unproblematic, Mann argues that employees' pursuits, and therefore salary politics, are the fabricated from the continued attempt by means of salary staff to target caliber in a socioeconomic process that relentlessly quantifies. Taking 3 salary disputes within the ordinary assets as his case experiences, Mann demonstrates that salary negotiation isn't really easily emblematic of monetary clash over the distribution of source of revenue but in addition represents serious contests within the cultural politics of identification lower than capitalism.
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Our Daily Bread: Wages, Workers, and the Political Economy of the American West (Cultural Studies of the United States) by Geoff Mann