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Katherine S. Newman
Katherine Newman is the author of "The Accordion Family: Boomerang Kids, Anxious Parents, and the Private Toll of Global Competition" (Beacon Press, 2012). She is a professor of sociology and James Knapp Dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University. Author of ten... show more

Katherine Newman is the author of "The Accordion Family: Boomerang Kids, Anxious Parents, and the Private Toll of Global Competition" (Beacon Press, 2012). She is a professor of sociology and James Knapp Dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University. Author of ten books on middle-class economic instability, urban poverty, and the sociology of inequality, Newman has taught at the University of California-Berkeley, Columbia, Harvard, and Princeton.Photographer Copyright Credit Name: Will Kirk, 2012.
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Birth date: February 21, 1953
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paigeawesome
paigeawesome rated it 10 years ago
I didn't finish this book so I'm not going to rate it. It wasn't bad; the parts I read were well-written and interesting, but maybe I was hoping for something else. I'm just not that into New York City. I was hoping for more of the 'missing class' problem as a whole and what could be done about i...
debnance
debnance rated it 15 years ago
Katherine S. Newman, Ford Foundation Professor of Urban Studies at Harvard, focuses much of her research on America's urban poor. In No Shame in My Game, Newman describes the results of her two year research proj...
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