Chapter 5. Working Poor, Working Hard: Trajectories at the Bottom of the American Labor Market

  1. Fiona Devine and
  2. Mary C. Waters
  1. Katherine Newman and
  2. Chauncy Lennon

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753576.ch6

Social Inequalities in Comparative Perspective

Social Inequalities in Comparative Perspective

How to Cite

Newman, K. and Lennon, C. (2004) Working Poor, Working Hard: Trajectories at the Bottom of the American Labor Market, in Social Inequalities in Comparative Perspective (eds F. Devine and M. C. Waters), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753576.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226840

Online ISBN: 9780470753576

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Keywords:

  • working poor;
  • united states;
  • middle class;
  • industrial organization;
  • american society

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • WORKING AT THE BOTTOM

  • THEORY, RESEARCH, AND THE WORKING POOR

  • CAREER TRAJECTORIES OF THE WORKING POOR

  • BEFORE AND AFTER

  • CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES