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Labor: Working Class Studies Association Website

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

"Association Goals:
  • Promote awareness, growth, and legitimacy of working-class studies internationally
  • Promote models of working-class studies that actively involve and serve the interests of working-class people
  • Promote critical discussions of the relationships among class, race, gender, sexuality, nationality, and other structures of inequality
  • Promote interdisciplinary, multi-disciplinary, and disciplinary approaches to studying and teaching about the lived experience of working-class people
  • Provide opportunities for academics, artists, activists, workers, independent scholars, students, and others to share their work, make connections with colleagues and professional organizations, and learn about resources
  • Facilitate conversations and critical debate engaging diverse intellectual and political approaches to scholarship, teaching, and outreach in working-class studies
  • Create partnerships that link scholarship with activism in labor, community, and other working-class social justice organizations" -- from the website.

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