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Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

Barbara Ehrenreich - Business & Economics - 2001 - 221 pages
The sharp social critic and author of Blood Rites looks underneath the illusion of American prosperity at poverty and hopelessness in America.
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The Commercialization of Intimate Life: Notes from Home and Work

Arlie Russell Hochschild - Social Science - 2003 - 313 pages
Looking at a series of intimate moments that affect people, the author of three "New York Times" Notable Books offers fresh essays on how everyday lives are shaped by modern ...
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Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream

Barbara Ehrenreich - Business & Economics - 2005 - 237 pages
Focuses on the world of white-collar unemployment as seen through the eyes of the unemployed, describing the woes of "surplus" employees who are forced to confront the ...
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Poverty in the American Dream: Women & Children First

Karin Stallard, Barbara Ehrenreich, Holly Sklar - Political Science - 1983 - 64 pages
Analyzes the impact of social service cutbacks, changes in the job market, and victim-blaming myths like the Black matriarchy theses of Daniel Patrick Moynihan and George Gilder.
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Women in the Global Factory

Annette Fuentes, Barbara Ehrenreich - Social Science - 1983 - 64 pages
In free trade zones all over the world, women make up 80 to 90 percent of the workforce. Women in the Global Factory explores the lives of these women--from California's ...
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Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy

Barbara Ehrenreich - History - 2007 - 320 pages
The author of the critically acclaimed Blood Rites examines the human impulse toward collective joy, historically expressed in communal celebrations, reflecting the human ...
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Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War

Barbara Ehrenreich - History - 1998 - 304 pages
A study of the human attraction to violence and war ranges from the human sacrifices of the ancient world to the Holocaust, tracing the impulse to slaughter to the blood rites ...
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The Snarling Citizen: Essays

Barbara Ehrenreich - Literary Collections - 2000 - 256 pages
In this collection of essays, her first since the best-selling The Worst Years of Our Lives, Barbara Ehrenreich delves into the soul of the 1990s in search of the American ...
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