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Jane L. Collins is the Evjue Bascom Professor of Community and Environmental Sociology and Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of WisconsinMadison and the author of Threads: Gender, Labor and Power in the Global Apparel Industry, among other titles. Victoria Mayer is assistant professor of sociology at Colby College.
Table of Contents
|List of Illustrations||p. vi|
|Introduction: The Connection between Welfare and Work||p. 1|
|Welfare Reform's Context: The Growth of the Low-Wage Service Sector||p. 26|
|Welfare Reform's Content: Building Connections between Work and Welfare||p. 55|
|Tying the First Hand: The Solitary Wage Bargain||p. 83|
|Tying the Second Hand: Challenges to Economic Citizenship||p. 114|
|Both Hands Tied: The Race to the Bottom in the Low-Wage Labor Market||p. 147|
|Conclusion: Untying the Hands||p. 159|
|Description of Interview Process||p. 165|
|Interview Protocol||p. 167|
|Economic Composition of Sample||p. 174|
|Industrial Composition of Milwaukee and Racine||p. 175|
|Wisconsin Works (W-2) Documents||p. 177|
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