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Barbara Ehrenreich ↠ 0 Free download Characters ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Barbara Ehrenreich Characters Nickel and Dimed On Not Getting By in America E other formats and editions Price New from Used from Hardcover Please retry Paperback Please retry Download Nickel and Dimed PDF Free Read Online Like Nickel and Dimed is a book written in a very efficient and in a very great manner The content of this book is not only for the biography lovers but if you love to read the creative content then this is the book you are looking for Talking about the story of the book The book is going to tell us about the work of the author of the book as an undercover journalist There is a very Nickel and dimed definition of nickel and dimed Define nickel and dimed nickel and dimed synonyms nickel and dimed pronunciation nickel and dimed translation English dictionary definition of nickel and dimed Informal adj Involving or paying only a small amount of money a nickel and dime job Minor; small time a nickel and dime operation run out of a Nickel and dimed definition of nickel and dimed by The Free Dictionary Nickel and Dimed In America pbsorg Nickel and Dimed In America Between and I went to three different cities and tried to support myself on the wages I could earn as an entry level worker. Ehrenreich a woman who has a PhD goes undercover working low paying jobs to see if one can earn a living with such work in AmericaOne can tShe tries to make ends meet on the following jobs waitressing hotel housekeeping Maid Service nursing home attendant and Wal Mart employee often working two jobs at a timeThis shocking expos reveals the horrific conditions that the working poor toil under Well at least they re shocking to someone who s never had to struggle to make ends meet and put food on the tableThere s always this niggling knowledge that Ehrenreich can pick up and leave at any time that this is still an experiment to her Of course people who work two minimum wage jobs and live out of their car do not have this luxury However I feel like Ehrenreich realizes this and is respectful of it not that she s looking down on the poor or slumming it There s no way for example to pretend to be a waitress the food either gets to the table or not People know me as a waitress a cleaning person a nursing home aide or a retail clerk not because I acted like one but because that s what I was at least for the time I was with themThis book could be brutal and very depressing Luckily for the reader Ehrenreich has a wonderful sense of humor that she employs to great effect and this takes some of the edge off of the horrible things she is relatingThere were some folks mainly managers and bosses who I wanted to punch in the face after reading this It s obscene what some corporations get away with and how greatly they take advantage of and exploit their workersOf course people in third world countries probably think the life Ehrenreich is describing is easy living So it s all relative I guessEhrenreich freuently employed fantasies and daydreams to get her through the hell of her daily life during this time period For example when she was a waitress Sometimes I play with the fantasy that I am a princess who in penance for some tiny transgression has undertaken to feed each of her subjects by hand Or when she is a maid she thinks about some rich people who pay to go to monasteries and do labor to cleanse their soul But she almost breaks when she sees people in real human suffering around her and realizes she is helpless to do anything to ease their suffering One of the most crushing scenes in the book is when a teammate maid that she works with breaks her ankle on the job and just keeps cleaning hobbling around the house and refusing to go to the hospital because she can t afford not to work It s heart rending and Ehrenreich goes through so many emotions unsure of what to do or even what she CAN doThere s a lot of this but that section was the hardest to read aboutEhrenreich is stunned when she realizes that people who work two jobs and have zero luxuries are still in poverty and can t even afford food and shelter I thought the book was amazing and highly recommend it for everybody who is an American or lives in America Or is interested in America Whether you are nodding your head because you know what it s like to live in this kind of hell or whether you like Ehrenreich are shocked and appalled by what is really going on with the poor in America this book is a great readThis is definitely a book I will buy I had post it notes on almost every single page and it was brimming with truth humor and emotionPS She only touches briefly on sexual harassment but let me add as a personal aside that there are thousands of women who just grin and bear it and have no recourse but to tolerate this kind of crap on the job because they feel that they have no other choice Despite what the media would have you believe not many people care and certainly no one is going to rescue you or take you out of that situation It is SO damaging and humiliating and degrading and tons of women are just stuck with these kind of working conditionsPPS Again Ehrenreich only briefly touches on this but the food provided to the poor by food pantries is NOT fresh fruits and vegetables and healthy stuff It really grates my cheese when people start hating on fat people of any class but ESPECIALLY when they are poor people When my friend who is morbidly obese was raising her five kids as a single mom and living on welfare working two jobs and struggling every day to make ends meet went to the food pantry she was invariably presented with doughnuts bread cookies refried beans etc etc etc That s just what was availablewhat was donated and like Ehrenreich mentions many poor people do NOT have refrigerators or freezers to keep perishable food freshThe idea that my friend was a raising her 5 children as a single mother b working and c trying to educate herself in order to get a better job WHILE facing hatred prejudice and judgment for being obese just makes me BEYOND FURIOUS Really so so angryEhrenreich herself being a thin woman exhibits signs of fat hatred in this book ranting internally against corpulent Minnesotans and bemoaning fat people for being a burden on her and society I didn t like thisEhrenreich s thinness and how it helps her in this world is never mentioned but let me tell you I think it helped her A LOT and that things would have been vastly different if she were obese and looking for workperforming the same jobs It would have been evisceratingPPPS This is mentioned in passing a few times but it is SUPER IMPORTANT to remember that Ehrenreich is white and a native English speaker She would be living on a lower level of service hell if these things were not trueOf course if she HAD gone into all this stuff the book would be about 500 pages and not a uick occasionally funny read And it s important that this read comes off as uick and sometimes funny because this is an important message that needs to be received by as many Americans as possible And non Americans for that matterRE READ 01202016Everyone needs to read this So relevant so important

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  • 11 December 2020
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