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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

Published Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, c2010


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  331.54 COLL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 219 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references 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 -- Untied hands: a new vision of economic citizenship
Other author Mayer, Victoria
Subject Working poor -- United States
Poor -- Employment -- United States
Poor women -- Employment -- United States
Public welfare -- United States
ISBN 9780226114057 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226114058 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226114064 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226114066 (pbk. : alk. paper)