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Immigrant labor and the new precariat

Author: Ruth Milkman
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity Press 2020.
Series: Immigration & society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Why immigrants aren't to blame for the erosion of the US labor market"--
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Milkman, Ruth,
Immigrant labor and the new precariat
Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity Press 2020.
(DLC) 2019052458
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Milkman
ISBN: 9780745692012 074569201X 9780745692029 0745692028
OCLC Number: 1111771849
Description: 200 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction 1 Brown-Collar Jobs: Low-Wage Immigrant Workers in the 21st Century 2 Immigration and Labor in Historical Perspective 3 The Eclipse of the New Deal: Labor Degradation, Union Decline, and Immigrant Workers 4 Growing Inequality and Immigrant Employment in Paid Domestic Labor and Service Industry Jobs 5 Immigrant Labor Organizing and Advocacy in the Neoliberal Era Conclusion
Series Title: Immigration & society.
Responsibility: Ruth Milkman.

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"Why immigrants aren't to blame for the erosion of the US labor market"--

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"This new book is a vital corrective to the conservative claim that immigrants 'take jobs' from American workers. Milkman's careful historical research shows that de-unionization and job degradation, Read more...

 
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