The Working Life: the Promise and Betrayal of Modern Work

The Working Life: the Promise and Betrayal of Modern Work

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Baker & Taylor
A critique of work in America explores such issues as the reasons many people allow work to take over their lives, the disappearance of the unspoken "contract" between worker and employer, and downsizing in a time of prosperity.

Baker
& Taylor

Drawing on history, mythology, literature, and pop culture, this fascinating critique of "work" in America asks why so many people allow work to take over their lives, what happened to the unspoken "contract" between worker and employer, why has downsizing become a norm, and many other important questions.

Publisher: New York : Times Books, c2000
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780812929010
0812929012
Branch Call Number: 306.3613 CIU
Characteristics: xvii, 266 p. ;,25 cm.

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