The Temp Economy: From Kelly Girls to Permatemps in Postwar America

The Temp Economy: From Kelly Girls to Permatemps in Postwar America

by Erin Hatton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439900826
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 01/07/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 212
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Erin Hatton is an Assistant Professor in the Sociology Department at SUNY Buffalo.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Nelson Lichtenstein
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Temp Economy
1. The Making of the Kelly Girl
2. The Invention of the Semi- Permanent Employee
3. The Transformation of Work
4. Boxing In the Temp Industry
Conclusion: A Model of Work for the Twenty- First Century
Appendix: A Note on Sources
Notes
Index

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