discussion 4.15.09

discussion 4.15.09 - happens to maids and her kids and her...

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Nickel and dimed Written in response to workfare policies that encourages women to get off workfare by getting a low wage job. Wants to explore quality of life issue Sociologists have to go through human subject review this book is journalistic everything clear about location Service: boss, customer, worker. Worker at the bottom of dual power dynamic Replaceable workers , highly deskilled , no room to bargain for better wages, feel like you have to hang on to this job “the time bind” experienced by the working poor, when suggesting hiring domestic help who is it a solution for? Middle class workers? What
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Unformatted text preview: happens to maids and her kids and her own time bind? • What kind of time bind for working poor in the book?-multiple jobs; needing more than one job to survive-hard for them to get out of minimum wag jobs because exhausting, looking for new jobs, less expensive housing, social assistance time , getting aid Weigh pros and cons based on evidence in the book, outside evidence in additional not in replacement. **hard copies in box thurs. 4pm 410 barrows. **give context time bind, time crunch, what’s important/concern in the prompt** can include in unequal childhood less time to children....
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2012 for the course SOCIOLOGY 1 taught by Professor Gold during the Spring '97 term at Berkeley.

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