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Laboring below the line : the new ethnography of poverty, low-wage work, and survival in the global economy

Author: Frank Munger
Publisher: New York : Russell Sage Foundation, ©2002.
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Laboring below the line.
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, ©2002
(DLC) 2001055713
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Munger
ISBN: 9781610444163 1610444167
OCLC Number: 794702263
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 319 pages :) : illustrations
Contents: Contributors; Preface; Introduction. Identity as a Weapon in the Moral Politics of Work and Poverty --
Frank Munger ; Part I: Working Toward a Future: Identity and the Meaning of Work ; Chapter 1. In Exile on Main Street --
Carol Stack ; Chapter 2. Lives on the Line: Low-Wage Work in the Teleservice Economy --
Ruth Buchanan ; Commentary. Deconstructing Labor Demand in Today's Advanced Economies: Implications for Low-Wage Employment --
Saskia Sassen ; Commentary. Understanding the Unemployment Experience of Low-Wage Workers: Implications for Ethnographic Research --
Philip Harvey. Commentary. Looking for Stories of Inner-City Politics: From the Personal to the Global --
Carl H. Nightingale Part II: Making Decisions About Work, Family, and Welfare ; Chapter 3. Taking Care of Business: The Economic Survival Strategies of Low-Income, Noncustodial Fathers --
Kathryn Edin, Laura Lein, and Timothy Nelson ; Chapter 4. Custodial Mothers, Welfare Reform, and the New Homeless: A Case Study of Homeless Families in Three Lowell Shelters --
Aixa N. Cintrón-Vélez ; Chapter 5. Informal Support Networks and the Maintenance of Low-Wage Jobs --
Julia R. Henly. Commentary. The Low-Wage Labor Market and Welfare Reform --
Sanders Korenman Part III: Paths Toward Change ; Chapter 6. Care at Work --
Lucie White ; Chapter 7. Who Counts? The Case for Participatory Research --
Frances Ansley ; Commentary. Quiescence: The Scylla and Charybdis of Empowerment --
Joel F. Handler ; Commentary. Taking Dialogue Seriously --
Michael Frisch ; Conclusion. Democratizing Poverty --
Frank Munger ; Index.
Responsibility: Frank Munger, editor.

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