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Chutes and ladders: navigating the low-wage labor market

Author: Newman, Katherine S. Publisher: Russell Sage , 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 405 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0674023366Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print HT600.33 .U7 N49 2006
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Chutes and Ladders Navigating the Low-Wage Labor Market Contents Acknowledgments Prologue 1 Lives, in the Long Run PART I Chutes ix 1 5 and Ladders 57 84 117 153 2 The Best-Case Scenario Katherine S. Newman and Chauncy Lennon 3 High Flyers, Low Riders, and the "Up but Not Out" Club 4 All in the Family 5 The National Picture Helen Connolly, Peter Gottschalk, and Katherine S. Newman PART II The Inside View 173 6 Streetwise Economics Victor Tan Chen and Katherine S. Newman 7 "This Is the Kind of Life I Want": Work and Welfare in the Boom Years 211 viii CONTENTS 8 Dreams, Deferred: Aspirations and Obstacles in Work and Family Life 9 Opening the Gates Appendix A Study Design Appendix B Sample Definitions Appendix C Occupational Prestige Scores and the Socioeconomic Index Appendix D SIPP Analysis of Wage and Status Change Notes Index 244 273 291 297 307 321 335 395

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