Arlie Russell Hochschild

Arlie Russell Hochschild is one of the most influential sociologists of her generation. She is the author of nine books, including The Second Shift, The Time Bind, The Managed Heart, The Outsourced Self, and Strangers in Their Own Land (The New Press). Three of her books have been named as New York Times Notable Books of the Year and her work appears in sixteen languages. The winner of the Ulysses Medal as well as Guggenheim and Mellon grants, she lives in Berkeley, California.

News and Reviews

The New Yorker

Benjamin Wallace-Wells reviews Strangers in Their Own Land in The New Yorker saying: "Up close there is a depth to the concerns of Hochschild’s subjects. . . . They are concerned about pollution, and about the social decay that we see most vividly in the opioid epidemic.


Forbes reviews Hochschild's new book: "Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right is by far the best book by an outsider to the Tea Party I have ever encountered…. [I]t makes a wonderful contribution to the national discourse."

Mother Jones

Read an excerpt from Arlie Russell Hochschild's new book, Strangers in Their Own Land in Mother Jones

Library Journal

Library Journal says, of Strangers in Their Own Land, “Remarkable…. Hochschild gives a rich and vivid picture of the emotional and social life... in the American South.”


Books by Arlie Russell Hochschild

Strangers in Their Own Land
Anger and Mourning on the American Right

Arlie Russell Hochschild