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Semi QueerStories of Trans, Gay, and Black Truck Drivers$
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Anne Balay

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781469647098

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647098.001.0001

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Rolling: Draggin’ Ass

Rolling: Draggin’ Ass

Persistence and Endurance Are Working-Class Values

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(p.143) 8 Rolling: Draggin’ Ass
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Semi Queer
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Anne Balay

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647098.003.0009

Truckers take pride in surviving the challenges and exhaustion of trucking work. The job and its culture are dangerous and risky, with rape a frequent occurrence and loneliness a given. Persisting through this is a source of working-class identity.

Keywords:   stress, rape, sexual harassment, workplace harassment, female masculinity, pride in survival

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