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We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now : The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages - (Paperback)

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"The story of low-wage workers rising up around the world to demand respect and a living wage. We Are All Fast Food Workers Now: The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages traces the evolution of a new global labor movement sparked and sustained by low-wage workers from Manila to Manhattan, from Baja California to Bangladesh, from Capetown to Cambodia. This is an up close and personal look at globalization and its costs, as seen through the eyes and told whenever possible through the words of low-wage workers themselves: the berry pickers and small farmers, fast food servers, retail cashiers, garment workers, hotel housekeepers, home health care aides, airport workers and adjunct professors who are fighting for respect, safety and a living wage. The result of 140 interviews by award-winning historian Annelise Orleck, and with original photographs by Liz Cooke, this is a powerful look at neo-liberalism and its damages, a story of resistance and rebellion, a reflection on hope and change as it rises from the bottom up"--
Number of Pages: 296
Genre: Social Science, History, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Social Classes & Economic Disparity, Modern, Labor & Industrial Relations
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Book theme: 21st Century
Author: Annelise Orleck
Language: English
Street Date: February 27, 2018
TCIN: 53390932
UPC: 9780807081778
Item Number (DPCI): 248-64-4906
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