book review, cultural change, economics
The growing gap in the traditional trajectory from poverty to middle class may have less to do with color than with culture. We can see during this present election process the anger and distress of poor white men, flocking to the rallies of candidate Donald Trump. These men, who were once doing well during the post-WWII era, when our country was a manufacturing giant, are now victims of a changing economy.
"J. D. Vance, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. HarperCollins, 2016.,"
Comparative Civilizations Review: Vol. 77:
77, Article 16.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/ccr/vol77/iss77/16