W&L’s Marcos Perez to be Published by Cambridge University Press Cambridge University Press will publish Marcos Perez's book on Argentina's Unemployed Workers' Movement.
Marcos Perez, assistant professor of sociology at Washington and Lee University has published a book about the unemployed workers’ movement in Argentina titled, “Proletarian Lives: Routines, Identity, and Culture in Contentious Politics” (Cambridge University Press, 2022).
According to the book’s description, ” ‘Proletarian Lives’ provides a case study of how workers affected by job loss protect their traditional forms of life by engaging in progressive grassroots mobilization. Using life-history interviews and participant observation, the book analyzes why some activists develop a strong attachment to the movement despite initial reluctance and frequent ideological differences.”
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