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Ng 1 Sharon Ng Professor Skrentny, TA Megan Strom DOC 2 – C06 01 March 2011 Discussion Questions 1. Ehrenreich, the author of Nickel and Dimed , is white and from the middle class. Do you think discrimination influenced her story in any way? If so, in what ways? 2. Nickel and Dimed took place a little over 10 years ago. Do you think the
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Unformatted text preview: story would change if it happened today instead, with America being in a great recession? If so, how? 3. Housing costs are a big obstacle for low-wage workers. Why does our society seem to ignore this situation? Do you think there are realistic solutions to the lack of affordable housing?...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course DOC 2 taught by Professor Wimberley during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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