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Squeezed : why our families can't afford America

Author: Alissa Quart; Carly Robins
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Audio, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : Unabridged.; Retail editionView all editions and formats
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In the tradition of Barbara Ehrenreich and Jennifer Senior, this weaves together original research and reporting to investigate how the high costs of American parenthood have bankrupted the middle class, and examines solutions that might help families across the country.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Audiobooks collection
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Alissa Quart; Carly Robins
ISBN: 9780062847911 0062847910
OCLC Number: 1038788641
Notes: Title from label.
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Performer(s): Read by Carly Robins.
Description: 7 audio discs (9 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Inconceivable : pregnant and squeezed --
Hyper-educated and poor --
Extreme day care : the deep cost of American work --
Outclassed : life at the bottom of the top --
The nanny's struggle --
Uber dads : moonlighting in the gig economy --
The second act industry : or the midlife do-over myth --
Squeezed houses --
The rise of 1 percent television --
Squeezed by the robots --
The secret life of inequality.
Responsibility: Alissa Quart.

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In the tradition of Barbara Ehrenreich and Jennifer Senior, this weaves together original research and reporting to investigate how the high costs of American parenthood have bankrupted the middle class, and examines solutions that might help families across the country.

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