Journal and Publications

The Working-Class Studies Association aims to develop and promote multiple forms of scholarship, teaching, and activism related to working-class life and cultures.

The Journal of Working-Class Studies

The Journal of Working-Class Studies is an interdisciplinary journal co-edited by Sarah Attfield and Liz Giuffre, University of Technology, Sydney. Christie Launius, Kansas State University, Manhattan, is its Book Reviews editor. The Journal is an independent, scholarly, open-access, scholarly publication with global reach. It publishes both critical and creative work. For inquiries and to read the current call and submit work, please see the Journal’s website.

Book Notes

Book Notes provides brief summaries of new books related to working-class studies several times a year. Cherie Rankin, Heartland Community College, Normal, Illinois, does fiction and poetry, and Jack Metzgar, emeritus, Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois, non-fiction books. Book Notes are published on this website. Please send them suggestions from your corners of the world to add to future Book Notes.

Working-Class Perspectives

Working-Class Perspectives is a blog of weekly commentaries on current issues related to working-class people and communities. Its editors are Sherry Lee Linkon and John Russo, Georgetown University, Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor, Washington, DC. Contributors discuss a variety of issues, from what class means to how it intersects with race, sexuality, and gender to how class is shaping politics. To read the Blog and to learn about submitting work, please see its website.