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Author Newman, Katherine S., 1953-

Title Chutes and ladders : navigating the low-wage labor market / Katherine S. Newman.

Publication Info. New York : Russell Sage Foundation ; Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Unioversity Press, 2006.


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 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  305.569 NEW    Check Shelf
Description xii, 405 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The best-case scenario / Katherine S. Newman and Chauncy Lennon -- High flyers, low riders, and the "up but not out" club -- All in the family -- The national picture / Helen Connolly, Peter Gottschalk, and Katherine S. Newman -- Streetwise economics -- Victor Tan Chen and Katherine S. Newman -- "This is the kind of life I want" : work and welfare in the boom years -- Dreams, deferred : aspirations and obstacles in work and family life -- Opening the gates.
Subject Minorities -- Employment -- New York (State) -- New York.
Career development -- United States.
Social mobility -- United States.
Working poor -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-2001.
United States -- Economic policy -- 1993-2001.
ISBN 0674023366
Standard No. 9780674023369
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