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Author Collins, Jane Lou, 1954-

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

Publ Info Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  HD8072.5 .C656 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HD8072.5 C656 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-213) and index
Contents Introduction: the connection between welfare and work -- Welfare reform's context: the growth of the low-wage service sector -- Welfare reform's content: building connections between work and welfare -- Tying the first hand: the solitary wage bargain -- Tying the second hand: challenges to economic citizenship -- Both hands tied: the race to the bottom in the low-wage labor market -- Conclusion: untying the hands
LC subject Working poor -- United States
Poor -- Employment -- United States
Poor women -- Employment -- United States
Public welfare -- United States
Add Author Mayer, Victoria
ISBN 9780226114057 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226114058 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226114064 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226114066 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 3174568