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Chutes and ladders : navigating the low-wage labor market

Author: Katherine S Newman
Publisher: New York : Russell Sage Foundation, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Harvard University Press paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Explores whether the poorest workers and families benefited from the tight labour markets and good economic times of the late 1990s. This book examines the national picture to show that patterns  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine S Newman
ISBN: 9780674023369 0674023366 9780674027534 0674027531
OCLC Number: 949959645
Description: xii, 405 Seiten
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Effectively uses ethnographic portraits to examine why... low-wage earners... have been experiencing a real-life version of the game. -- Ellen D. Gilbert "Library Journal" (09/15/2006) opportunities Read more...

 
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