Down And Out In The New Economy

Author: Ilana Gershon
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022645228X
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Rich in the voices of people deeply involved with all parts of the employment process, Down and Out in the New Economy offers a snapshot of the quest for work today—and a pointed analysis of its larger meaning.

Down And Out In The New Economy

Author: Ilana Gershon
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022645214X
Size: 18.30 MB
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Preface: a book about advice, not an advice book -- Introduction: the company you keep -- You are just like Coca-Cola: selling your self through personal branding -- Being generic--and not--in the right way -- Getting off the screen and ...

Masters Of Craft

Author: Richard E. Ocejo
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400884861
Size: 72.89 MB
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Masters of Craft looks at the renaissance of four such trades: bartending, distilling, barbering, and butchering.

Down And Out In The Great Depression

Author: Robert S. McElvaine
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807898819
Size: 41.22 MB
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Unlike views of Depression life "from the bottom up" that rely on recollections recorded several decades later, this book captures the daily anguish of people during the thirties.

So What Are You Going To Do With That

Author: Susan Basalla
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022620037X
Size: 41.43 MB
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In this third edition of “So What Are You Going to Do with That?”, thoroughly revised with new advice for students in the sciences, Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius—PhDs themselves—answer all those questions with a resounding ...

Intern Nation

Author: Ross Perlin
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 1844679063
Size: 58.24 MB
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The hardcover publication of this book precipitated a torrent of media coverage in the US and UK, and Perlin has added an entirely new afterword describing the growing focus on this woefully underreported story.

Flawed System Flawed Self

Author: Ofer Sharone
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022607367X
Size: 44.64 MB
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Flawed System/Flawed Self delves beneath these staggering numbers to explore the world of job searching and unemployment across class and nation.

Nickel And Dimed

Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429926645
Size: 49.36 MB
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Nickel and Dimed reveals low-rent America in all its tenacity, anxiety, and surprising generosity -- a land of Big Boxes, fast food, and a thousand desperate stratagems for survival.

People Get Ready

Author: Robert W McChesney
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1568585225
Size: 40.64 MB
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The end of work as we know it will hit at the worst moment imaginable: as capitalism fosters permanent stagnation, when the labor market is in decrepit shape, with declining wages, expanding poverty, and scorching inequality.

The New Geography Of Jobs

Author: Enrico Moretti
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547750145
Size: 75.59 MB
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Dealing with this split—supporting growth in the hubs while arresting the decline elsewhere—is the challenge of the century, and The New Geography of Jobs lights the way.