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The Moral Underground: How Ordinary Americans Subvert an Unfair Economy

Sociologist Lisa Dodson investigates the growing grassroots movement against unethical standards within the workplace.

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There have been many stands against unfairness in American history, and they were named by these ordinary people who chose to act upon injustices in their midst.   And that’s when they started to sound alike; while personal roots, claims, and family histories were used to explain a turn to disobedience, the accounts began to echo each other, blend together, and become a common America.

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Lisa Dodson is a professor of sociology at Boston College and the author of “The Moral Underground: How Ordinary Americans Subvert an Unfair Economy” ( lisa.dodson.1@bc.edu). She lives in Auburndale, Mass.

 
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