Chutes and ladders : navigating the low-wage labor market / Katherine S. Newman

Author(s): Newman, Katherine S., 1953-
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Subjects: Minorities--Employment--New York (State)--New York
Career development--United States
Social mobility--United States
Working poor--United States
United States--Economic conditions--1981-2001
United States--Economic policy--1993-2001
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Russell Sage Foundation ; Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2006
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xii, 405 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2006044340
ISBN: 0674023366
ISBN: 9780674023369
EAN: 9780674023369
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The best-case scenario / Katherine S. Newman and Chauncy Lennon -- High flyers, low riders, and the "up but not out" club -- All in the family -- The national picture / Helen Connolly, Peter Gottschalk, and Katherine S. Newman -- Streetwise economics -- Victor Tan Chen and Katherine S. Newman -- "This is the kind of life I want" : work and welfare in the boom years -- Dreams, deferred : aspirations and obstacles in work and family life -- Opening the gates
OCLC Number: 65820489
ISBN/ISSN: 0674023366
9780674023369
9780674023369