Fear of Falling: The Inner Life of the Middle Class

Barbara Ehrenreich, Author
Barbara Ehrenreich, Author Harper Perennial $13.5 (304p) ISBN 978-0-06-097333-9
Reviewed on: 08/29/1990
Release date: 09/01/1990
Ehrenreich charges that the U.S. middle class (especially professionals) has retreated from liberalism to a meaner, more selfish outlook. ``In an analysis that should be a starting point for future debate, Ehrenreich exposes many myths and shibboleths . . . and urges the middle class to join America's working-class majority in an effort to redistribute wealth and power downward to those who need it most,'' remarked PW. (Sept.)
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