The Resource "We are all fast-food workers now" : the global uprising against poverty wages, Annelise Orleck ; photographs by Liz Cooke

"We are all fast-food workers now" : the global uprising against poverty wages, Annelise Orleck ; photographs by Liz Cooke

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"We are all fast-food workers now" : the global uprising against poverty wages
Title
"We are all fast-food workers now"
Title remainder
the global uprising against poverty wages
Statement of responsibility
Annelise Orleck ; photographs by Liz Cooke
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
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Orleck, Annelise
Dewey number
331.5/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Working poor
  • Living wage movement
Target audience
adult
Label
"We are all fast-food workers now" : the global uprising against poverty wages, Annelise Orleck ; photographs by Liz Cooke
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9780807081778
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 427105
  • (HPL)280770
  • 427105
Label
"We are all fast-food workers now" : the global uprising against poverty wages, Annelise Orleck ; photographs by Liz Cooke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9780807081778
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 427105
  • (HPL)280770
  • 427105

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