Scott R. MacKenzie reviews two new books on the theory of socioeconomic scarcity....
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Scott R. MacKenzie
Scott R. MacKenzie is an associate professor of English at the University of Mississippi. He is the author of Be It Ever So Humble: Poverty, Fiction, and the Invention of the Middle-Class Home (2013) and numerous articles. He is completing a study titled Poetics of Scarcity.