Tackling the Anxieties of Affluence

Rachel Sherman – Associate Professor of Sociology at The New School for Social Research quickly observed a common trait among the wealthy and affluent subjects of her latest book, Uneasy Street: the Anxieties of Affluence. The project has roots in Sherman’s longtime interest in structures of inequality in the United States and in the evolution of her thinking over the course of two previous ethnographic projects. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3cMXRqz