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About this book. Read full review. It has been ten years since Barbara Ehrenreich set out to expose how the working poor get by in America, seven years since she published her book about it, and six years since the first time I read it For Nickel and Dimed: On not getting by in America, Barbara Ehrenreich set out to see how people coming off welfare managed work and housing. She made three forays into entry level work in three Extremely interesting book and must be read by all those in a position of advantage.
I thought Ehrenreich did a superb job of presenting the pitfalls and hopeless situations of the working poor. Barbara Ehrenreich's "Nickel and Dimed" is an interesting, if flawed, look at how people who work at minimum wage jobs get by in America. Ehrenreich takes on a series of low paying jobs - waitress Nickle And Dimed is written in first person by Barbara Ehrenreich herself.
Troughout her journey, Ehrenreich takes up many minimum wage jobs. During her time spent working, Ehrenreich calculates the The book Nickel and Dimed was written by Barbara Ehrenreich. This book takes place in the early to mid s. It is a biography about the times that Barbara spent doing lower class jobs and living Account Options Sign in. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
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At the beginning of June I leave behind everything that normally soothes the ego and sustains the body - home, career, companion, reputation, ATM card - for a plunge into the low-wage workforce. There, I become another, occupationally much diminished "Barbara Ehrenreich" - depicted on job-application forms as a divorced homemaker whose sole work experience consists of housekeeping in a few private homes. I am terrified, at the beginning, of being unmasked for what I am: a middle-class journalist setting out to explore the world that welfare mothers are entering, at the rate of approximately 50, a month, as welfare reform kicks in. Happily, though, my fears turn out to be entirely unwarranted: during a month of poverty and toil, my name goes unnoticed and for the most part unuttered. In this parallel universe where my father never got out of the mines and I never got through college, I am "baby," "honey," "blondie," and, most commonly, "girl. In the Key West area, where I live, this pretty much confines me to flophouses and trailer homes - like the one, a pleasing fifteen-minute drive from town, that has no air-conditioning, no screens, no fans, no television, and, by way of diversion, only the challenge of evading the landlord's Doberman pinscher. All right, Key West is expensive.
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Access options available:. NWSA Journal New York: Henry Holt and Co. Ehrenreich was particularly interested in the fate of the four million women who were "about to be booted into the labor market [in ] by welfare reform" 1. Instead of playing the role of an ordinary worker at home, she went underground in Key West, Florida, as a waitress; in Portland, Maine, as a cleaning maid; and in the Twin Cities, Minnesota, as an associate at Wal-Mart.
Nickel and Dimed. Plot Summary. All Characters Barbara Ehrenreich.
Start growing! Boost your life and career with the best book summaries. Wage discrepancy and inequality are two subjects we rarely talk about — even though they are a serious issue in the United States. People who want to find out more about the way they are perpetuated should definitely read this book. A prominent figure in the Democratic Socialists of America for most of her life, she has written numerous essays, columns and more than 20 books. You know — the guys who can become a gang leader for a day or go undercover in North Korea just so that they can write a truthful book for us.
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