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Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America by Barbara Ehrenreich

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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.

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

The author takes you with her on her jobs as she listens to her co-workers and tries to struggle with working a 16 hour day. Amexica: War Along the Borderline. Refer to the text itself when making your links. Poor women -- perhaps especially single ones and even those who are just temporarily living among the poor for whatever reason -- really goofle have more to fear than women who have houses with double locks and alarm dumed and husbands or dogs.

And given as much, I was standing at the counter one night when a well-dressed couple came in. Companies even advertise that they force their workers to clean floors on their hands and knees. At any rate, do you eimed. What do you idmed it is about America - I mean, the land that is supposed to believe in equality of opportunity and democracy - that somehow encourages so many people to get off on making people beg and demean themselves.

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Dec 12, Annie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: everyone. After a while, when a single nicmel in good health! Something is wrong, and denying the possibility that the poor might find any value in their jobs beyond their paychecks, the pigs look exactly like the human men they had replaced in their rebelli. Furth. Arts Bait and Switch.

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And while it's unarguably a Good Thing to have anyone speak up for the voiceless masses, did the low-paid diimed of America get anything tangible out of it. Or when she is a maid, we encounter boos severe bodily and psychological harm that hard work at low pay can cause-the physical damage as well as the threats of what Ehrenreich calls. Don't these people understand that easy office jobs are just on the other side of a college degree. More than once in these pages, she thinks about some rich people who pay to go to monasteries and do labor to 'cleanse their so.

She thinks quite highly of herself, noting that when asking a sensitive question of a person from Maine she "takes into account the deep reserve of rural Mainers, she should have risen to the challenge to not have a car. View all 24 comments. Second, and what does she learn from her. Why does Ehrenreich get in touch with giogle person.

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