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Author Hochschild, Arlie Russell, 1940-

Title The outsourced self : intimate life in market times / Arlie Russell Hochschild

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Metropolitan Books, 2012
New York, N.Y. : Metropolitan Books, 2012
Edition First U.S. edition
 CCRI-Warwick  HQ536 .H628 2012    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HQ536 .H628 2012    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HQ536 .H628 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript 300 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents You have three seconds -- The legend of the lemon tree -- For as long as we both shall live -- Our baby, her womb -- My womb, their baby -- It takes a service mall -- Making six-year-olds laugh is harder than you think -- A high score in family memory creation -- Importing family values -- I was invisible to myself -- Nolan enjoys my father for me -- With a person you pay you can be needy -- I would have done it if she'd been my mother -- Endings
Note Drawing on hundreds of interviews and original research, Hochschild follows the incursions of the market into every stage of intimate life and reveals a world in which the most intuitive and emotional of human acts have become work for hire
LC subject Families -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History
Interpersonal relations and culture -- United States -- History
ISBN 9780805088892