The betrayal of work : how low-wage jobs fail 30 million Americans and their families / Beth Shulman

Author(s): Shulman, Beth
Retrieving Holdings Information
Subjects: Wages--United States
Income distribution--United States
Families--Economic aspects--United States
Working poor--United States
Working poor--United States--Case studies
United States--Economic conditions--2001-2009
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : New Press, c2003
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xi, 255 p. ; 20 cm
Table of Contents: Ch. 1. Three workers 15
Ch. 2. Piling on : why it's about more than money 25
Ch. 3. In the heart of our economy and our lives 45
Ch. 4. The demography of a caste 69
Ch. 5. How low-wage jobs damage us all 81
Ch. 6. An apology for indifference 101
Ch. 7. A question of power 117
Ch. 8. A compact with working Americans 149
Notes: LCCN: 2003043413
ISBN: 1565847334
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-240) and index
OCLC Number: 51519759
ISBN/ISSN: 1565847334