Book Reviews : On The Rampage: Corporate Predators and The Destruction of Democracy. By Russell Mokhiber and Robert Weissman. Monroe, Maine: Common Courage Press, 2005. 276 pp. $16.95 paper

Book Reviews : On The Rampage: Corporate Predators and The Destruction of Democracy. By Russell... men&dquo; with &dquo;their the ultimate &dquo;organization employment symbolizing degrada- within tion of creative mental labor the white-collar workplace.&dquo; is the creation of narratives &dquo;of individual The Hoberek result, explains, that enforce ... cultural dominance&dquo; instead of [middle class] dispossession alliance with workers. Because of this failure to with work- seeking identify traditional is able to &dquo;the resonance of American ers, ongoing capital exploit middle-class values even while it able to with an proves increasingly dispense actual middle class.&dquo; Hoberek his to several authors and novels. For theory example, applies with Rand’s Atla.s he dismisses its romanticized Ayn Shrugged, understanding of intellectual issues that the reversal of middle class de- property promises cline. He Ellison’s The Invisible Man as a &dquo;critical of the sees Ralph reworking&dquo; narrative its refusal to romanticize the exclusion of organization-man through that blacks from the white-collar middle class. Hoberek claims this &dquo;a suggests &dquo; fear of racial downward as the telos of life.&dquo; deep-seated mobility organization In Hoberek’s into the novel of the centered contrast, fifties, inquiry Jewish on Saul Bellow’s difference as &dquo;a of Augie March, presents Jewish way entering the white-middle class without one’s completely sacrificing individuality.&dquo; he O’Connor’s southern difference as the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Labor Studies Journal SAGE

Book Reviews : On The Rampage: Corporate Predators and The Destruction of Democracy. By Russell Mokhiber and Robert Weissman. Monroe, Maine: Common Courage Press, 2005. 276 pp. $16.95 paper

Labor Studies Journal, Volume 31 (2): 3 – Jun 1, 2006

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men&dquo; with &dquo;their the ultimate &dquo;organization employment symbolizing degrada- within tion of creative mental labor the white-collar workplace.&dquo; is the creation of narratives &dquo;of individual The Hoberek result, explains, that enforce ... cultural dominance&dquo; instead of [middle class] dispossession alliance with workers. Because of this failure to with work- seeking identify traditional is able to &dquo;the resonance of American ers, ongoing capital exploit middle-class values even while it able to with an proves increasingly dispense actual middle class.&dquo; Hoberek his to several authors and novels. For theory example, applies with Rand’s Atla.s he dismisses its romanticized Ayn Shrugged, understanding of intellectual issues that the reversal of middle class de- property promises cline. He Ellison’s The Invisible Man as a &dquo;critical of the sees Ralph reworking&dquo; narrative its refusal to romanticize the exclusion of organization-man through that blacks from the white-collar middle class. Hoberek claims this &dquo;a suggests &dquo; fear of racial downward as the telos of life.&dquo; deep-seated mobility organization In Hoberek’s into the novel of the centered contrast, fifties, inquiry Jewish on Saul Bellow’s difference as &dquo;a of Augie March, presents Jewish way entering the white-middle class without one’s completely sacrificing individuality.&dquo; he O’Connor’s southern difference as the

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