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An excellent book for those interested in these concerns is Limbo, written by Alfred Lubrano. He is a journalist; he writes about his own experiences and brings in many interviews with others who were the first in their families to go to college. These stories illuminate the difficulties encountered by students (and graduates) "straddling" two cultures - the culture of their working-class families and that of the professional and college world they are trying to enter. He also brings in experts from academia who are studying class and culture.
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