Both hands tied : welfare reform and the race to the bottom in the low-wage labor market / Jane L. Collins and Victoria Mayer.

Author
Collins, Jane Lou, 1954- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2010], ©2010.
Description
xiii, 219 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Related name
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • 1. Introduction : the connection between welfare and work
  • 2. Welfare reform's context : the growth of the low-wage service sector
  • 3. Welfare reform's content : building connections between work and welfare
  • 4. Tying the first hand : the solitary wage bargain
  • 5. Tying the second hand : challenges to economic citizenship
  • 6. Both hands tied : the race to the bottom in the low-wage labor market
  • 7. Conclusion : untying the hands
  • App. A. Description of interview process
  • App. B. Interview protocol
  • App. C. Economic composition of sample
  • App. D. Industrial composition of Milwaukee and Racine
  • App. E. Wisconsin Works (W-2) documents.
ISBN
  • 9780226114057 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0226114058 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780226114064 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0226114066 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2009030879
OCLC
428731390
Other standard number
  • 40017786675
RCP
C - S
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