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Product Description: Not since the Great Depression of the 1930s has the United States faced such a prolonged period of high unemployment and underemployment. Recovery from the "Great Recession" that began in 2008 has been slow, and is projected to remain sluggish over the next several years, while another shock to the global economy could erase the meager gains of the past months...read more
By Michael Sherraden (editor)

Hardcover:

9780199988488 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 15, 2014), cover price $53.00 | About this edition: Not since the Great Depression of the 1930s has the United States faced such a prolonged period of high unemployment and underemployment.

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Product Description: The minimum wage debate is, among other things, contentious, polarizing, and at the forefront of ongoing political debate. Some argue that raising the minimum wage will pull working individuals and families out of poverty while reducing income inequality at an acceptable cost to society...read more

Hardcover:

9780880994576 | W E Upjohn Inst for, June 30, 2014, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The minimum wage debate is, among other things, contentious, polarizing, and at the forefront of ongoing political debate.

Paperback:

9780880994569 | W E Upjohn Inst for, June 30, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The minimum wage debate is, among other things, contentious, polarizing, and at the forefront of ongoing political debate.

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Product Description: The majority of new jobs created in the United States today are low-wage jobs, and a fourth of the labor force earns no more than poverty-level wages. Policymakers and citizens alike agree that declining real wages and constrained spending among such a large segment of workers imperil economic prosperity and living standards for all Americans...read more
By Ruth Milkman (editor)

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9780871545718 | Russell Sage Foundation, January 31, 2014, cover price $47.50 | About this edition: The majority of new jobs created in the United States today are low-wage jobs, and a fourth of the labor force earns no more than poverty-level wages.

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Product Description: Critics on the left and the right typically agree that globalization, the loss of manufacturing jobs, and the expansion of the service sector have led to income inequality and rising numbers of low-paying jobs with poor working conditions...read more

Hardcover:

9780816681396 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, July 1, 2013, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Critics on the left and the right typically agree that globalization, the loss of manufacturing jobs, and the expansion of the service sector have led to income inequality and rising numbers of low-paying jobs with poor working conditions.

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9780816681402 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, July 10, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Critics on the left and the right typically agree that globalization, the loss of manufacturing jobs, and the expansion of the service sector have led to income inequality and rising numbers of low-paying jobs with poor working conditions.

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In an attempt to understand the lives of Americans earning near-minimum wages, the author works as a waitress in Florida, a cleaning woman in Maine, and a sales clerk in Minnesota.

Hardcover:

9781587243684 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, January 1, 2003), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In an attempt to understand the lives of Americans earning near-minimum wages, the author works as a waitress in Florida, a cleaning woman in Maine, and a sales clerk in Minnesota.
9780805063882 | Metropolitan Books, May 1, 2001, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: In an attempt to understand the lives of Americans earning near-minimum wages, Ehrenreich works as a waitress in Florida, a cleaning woman in Maine, and a sales clerk in Minnesota.

Paperback:

9780312626686 | 10 anv edition (Picador USA, August 2, 2011), cover price $16.00
9780805088380 | Reprint edition (Henry Holt & Co, June 24, 2008), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The bestselling, landmark work of undercover reportage, now updatedAcclaimed as an instant classic upon publication, Nickel and Dimed has sold more than 1.
9780805063899 | Reprint edition (Owl Books, May 1, 2002), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: In an attempt to understand the lives of Americans earning near-minimum wages, Ehrenreich works as a waitress in Florida, a cleaning woman in Maine, and a sales clerk in Minnesota.

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9780606260008 | Demco Media, December 1, 2002, cover price $22.35 | About this edition: In an attempt to understand the lives of Americans earning near-minimum wages, Ehrenreich works as a waitress in Florida, a cleaning woman in Maine, and a sales clerk in Minnesota.

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9781439558324 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 4, 2008), cover price $23.00
9781417618583, titled "Nickel And Dimed: On Not Getting By In America" | Turtleback Books, May 1, 2002, cover price $25.75 | About this edition: In an attempt to understand the lives of Americans earning near-minimum wages, Ehrenreich works as a waitress in Florida, a cleaning woman in Maine, and a sales clerk in Minnesota.

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Product Description: Ever fantasized about quitting your job and starting over? Prioleau Alexander did just that. Here is his laugh-out-loud funny, endearing, and humbling exploration of life at minimum wage. Alexander walked away from a lucrative career as an advertising executive, seeking a life “like that dude on Kung Fu...read more

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9781559708647, titled "You Want Fries with That?: A White-collar Burnout Experiences Life at Minimum Wage" | Arcade Pub, April 10, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The American Dream used to include a white picket fence, 2.

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9781611450453, titled "You Want Fries With That?: A White-Collar Burnout Experiences Life at Minimum Wage" | Reprint edition (Arcade Pub, May 1, 2011), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Ever fantasized about quitting your job and starting over?
9781559709019, titled "You Want Fries With That?: A White-collar Burnout Experiences Life at Minimum Wage" | Reprint edition (Arcade Pub, July 30, 2010), cover price $13.99

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Product Description: Robert D. Plotnick
By Marcia K. Meyers (editor), Robert D. Plotnick (editor), Jennifer Romich (editor) and Steven Rathgeb Smith (editor)

Hardcover:

9780871546777 | Russell Sage Foundation, December 1, 2010, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Robert D.

Paperback:

9780061733208, titled "Broke, USA: From Pawnshops to Poverty, Inc.--How the Working Poor Became Big Business" | Reprint edition (Harperbusiness, June 7, 2011), cover price $15.99

Miscellaneous:

9780061997945 | Harpercollins, June 8, 2010, cover price $12.99

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