Nickel and Dimed

On (Not) Getting by in America (Wheeler Large Print Book Series (Cloth))

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Our sharpest and most original social critic goes "undercover" as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity.Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to joi ...Continua
Sheng Hui Su
Ha scritto il 24/08/13


Ha scritto il 19/01/09

Ehrenreich gives a new voice to the over-worked and under-paid. Everyone should read this, whether you have waited tables or not.

Samantha Chan
Ha scritto il 08/05/08

A thorough examination of the problems of low wage workers, and the dilemmas they are forced to to face everyday. Great analysis, and much learned

Ha scritto il 26/11/07
Nickel and Dimed
This was a really interesting read. I did learn a lot, although much of the time I found the author's overall attitude highly annoying. Regardless, I will never look at the people in these low wage jobs the same way as I did before. And I will NEVER,...Continua
Ha scritto il 09/04/07
America, where your dreams come true? Blah. In fact, the phenomenon described in this book is a general occurrence in most developed and developing countries. Our society, it seems, is going back to the medieval way, where whose child you are matte...Continua

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