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Bait and switch the (futile) pursuit of the American dream by Barbara Ehrenreich

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Published by Henry Holt in New York .
Written in English


  • Displaced workers -- United States.,
  • White collar workers -- United States.,
  • Job hunting -- United States.,
  • Downward mobility (Social sciences) -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementBarbara Ehrenreich.
LC ClassificationsHD5708.55.U6 E47 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22743715M
ISBN 100805076069
ISBN 109780805076066

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  Bait & Switch I was disappointed as this author is a favorite. I figured out the ending very quickly. As a short novel, it repeated the same story lines through too many chapters. Hopefully the author was able to deal with real life situations through this book!/5(81). Ms. Ehrenreich was shown talking to people as she signed copies of her newest book, [Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream], published by Metropolitan Books. Bait & Switch book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When Nora Sheldon’s husband is kidnapped while they’re on their honeym /5. The information about Bait and Switch shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this .

Bait and Switch highlights the people who've done everything right: gotten college degrees, developed marketable skills, and built up impressive resumes, yet have become repeatedly vulnerable to financial disaster and not simply due to the vagaries of the business cycle. Today's ultra-lean corporations take pride in shedding their "surplus.   Bait and Switch: The Futile Pursuit of the Corporate Dream by Barbara Ehrenreich Granta £, pp Barbara Ehrenreich writes about work. Protected from the grind of routine employment by a Author: David Jays. Bait & Switch (free superheroes) - Ebook written by Lucas Flint. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Bait & Switch (free superheroes).5/5(1).   The middle class, writes Ehrenreich, is losing ground as steadily as the poor—and it has even more parasites feasting on its wounds. Poised, well-educated, but of a certain age and without a classic career trajectory, Ehrenreich (Nickel and Dimed, ) changes her name back to her natal Barbara Alexander, takes a new social security number and tries to get a job in the .