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Barbara Ehrenreich Essays (Examples)

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Reaction Paper

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Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed Barbara Ehrenreich

Words: 1779
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Reaction Paper

Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed Barbara Ehrenreich is a writer and journalist who decided to conduct an experiment and find out for herself what it is like to live…

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Book Review

Urban Studies

Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed

Words: 1508
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Book Review

Rent, gas, utilities, food, and clothing become a burden because the market is not set up for those who make the least but those who make more than that…

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Research Paper

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Barbara Ehrenreich's 2005 Book Bait

Words: 1228
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

For example, Ehrenreich tamed her naturally assertive nature into a more tame and likable demeanor: one that corresponded with gender norms as well as with norms for prospective employees.…

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Barbara Ehrenreich Nickel and Dimed

Words: 1509
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Nickeled and Dimed In an attempt to prevent families from living below the poverty line in the United States, the government ensures that people are paid a minimum-wage. Through…

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Research Paper

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Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed Barbara

Words: 673
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

he sharpness of the division that Ehrenreich perceives might be at least partially a symptom of her ultimate lack of subjectivity. In her introduction, Ehrenreich admits that she has…

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Book Report

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Bait and Switch -- Barbara

Words: 694
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Book Report

" As Ehrenreich found, in some case you are your resume, but in other cases the individual is clearly NOT their resume. Instead, looking at what the book calls…

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Essay

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Nickel and Dimed

Words: 1882
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Ehrenreich Nickeled and Dimed In Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed, the workers trapped in dead-end service sector jobs have virtually no chance at all of escaping poverty or obtaining…

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Relationship of Class

Words: 450
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Ehrenreich Meets Mills The sociologist of the 1950's C. right Mills' paraphrases a common American belief that one's work or livelihood is an exuberant expression of the soul, rather…

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Term Paper

Sports - Women

Global Woman Nannies Maids and

Words: 1204
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Imperialism is destructive to all but a select few persons in positions of financial and political power. Also, because female migration is often not coerced but undertaken by some…

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Essay

Sports - Women

Global Woman the Book Global Woman Nannies

Words: 1618
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Global Woman The book Global Woman: Nannies, Maids and Sex Workers in the New Economy by Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Hothschild is a series of essays that explore the…

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Race

Nickel and Dream People Who Are Born

Words: 1272
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Nickel and Dream People who are born or raised in the United States share unique character traits because of the American culture. Because this is considered a land of…

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Term Paper

Sociology

Nickel and Dimed -- It's

Words: 741
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" (Ehrenreich, 2001, p.44) At least as a waitress, Ehrenreich is visible. Maids, which are usually, except in all-white areas like Maine, utterly invisible and socially isolated in the…

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Essay

Communication - Language

The Politics of Household Chores

Words: 1307
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Household duties are traditionally, in many cultures, considered the province of women. Even after they receive an education, women often stay home and raise the children rather than put…

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Race

Life Chances Class and Race

Words: 789
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

However, the social perceptions that could have gained her an easier entry into low-class work also could have kept her there, and prevented her from entering a management position.…

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Family and Marriage

Cure for Poverty With Most Unskilled Labor

Words: 2340
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Cure" for Poverty? With most unskilled labor jobs in America paying no more that six or seven dollars an hour, there will never be an end to poverty. In…

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Low-Income Workers- Victims of Growing

Words: 1810
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

"17 Keeping all these facts and figures in mind, it would not be wrong to conclude that low wage is one of the more serious problems of the country…

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Book Report

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Nickel and Dimed On Not

Words: 725
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Book Report

If the author had been a woman of color, she might have faced additional discrimination in hiring, and found she was kept away from certain jobs, even though such…

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Research Proposal

Sociology

Macroeconomic Theories and Nickel and

Words: 1683
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Bronfenbrenner's four systems consist of microsystems (i.e. nuclear family, neighborhood, schools, etc.); mesosystems (i.e. The specific connections between the individual and microsystems); exosystems (i.e. external environment and circumstances such…

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American History

United States in the Aftermath

Words: 958
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Globalization has stripped the U.S. Of its stranglehold over manufacturing and forced it to readjust itself into a service oriented industry. As a result, education, training and specialization are…

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Essay

Sports - Women

Michael Kimmel's Transforming a Rape

Words: 2314
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Having grown up in an era where sex-based discrimination was legal, they understand how easy it would be to return to that era. This has led to a characterization…

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Term Paper

Literature

Mass Culture and Popular Culture and Studying Bestsellers Books

Words: 1710
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Mass Culture and Popular Culture and Studying Bestsellers Books This paper takes into account the differences in the best sellers written in the 1980's and in the 1990's. It…

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Sociology

Gender Roles at Work

Words: 1376
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Building a Middle Class Life on the Backs of the Poor hen she wrote Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America., Barbara Ehrenreich did not set out…

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Term Paper

Teaching

Education Job Satisfaction And Personal Happiness

Words: 2721
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

According to both testimonials and statistics, educated people report higher levels of personal happiness and job satisfaction. In her book, Nickel and Dimed, comfortably wealthy author Barbara Ehrenreich reports…

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Book Report

Healthcare

Nickel and Dimed Public Health

Words: 1341
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Book Report

Ehrenreich notes how girls who must work for hours cleaning houses often select a bag of Doritos over a sandwich for lunch, presumably because the Doritos are cheaper and…

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Article Critique

Sociology

Domestic Life and the Use of Maids

Words: 1377
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Article Critique

feminists of my generation tried to bring some of it into the light of day, but like busy professional women fleeing the house in the morning, they left the…

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Essay

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Nickel & Dimed in Nickel

Words: 727
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

However, I did not feel in any way degraded by the position in the way that Ehrenreich did, and I believe that to be the case because many of…

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Term Paper

Communication - Journalism

Muckrakers Successes and Failures

Words: 842
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Muckrakers As a profession, muckraking has gained a bad reputation ever since President Teddy Roosevelt compared certain journalists to the obsessive lad in the Pilgrim's Progress. In this 1906…

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Term Paper

Healthcare

Wal-Mart Healthcare Wal-Mart Currently Employs

Words: 1467
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

..a commercial for Wal-Mart. When a Wal-Mart shows up within a television within a Wal-Mart, you have to question the existence of an outer world"(Ehrenreich, 179). The author is…

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Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Are the Poor Lazy

Words: 1416
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

working poor are poor because they work too few hours and are lazy. While working additional hours reduces the chance of poverty, many full-time and year-round workers are still…

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2 Pages
Research Paper

Sports - Women

Women the Subordination of Women Manifests in

Words: 554
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Women The subordination of women manifests in distinct patterns of physical, psychological, political, and economic oppression. Women's work is undervalued, whether that work is classified as domestic labor or…

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Essay

Literature

Self Being Defined by Others

Words: 2003
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Racism and Society -- Literature Response Race and Identity as Functions of Societal Labeling and Expectations Two pieces of 20th century literature exemplify the alienation felt by African-Americans in…

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Term Paper

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Affect in the Modern World

Words: 946
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

family, friendship and love are addressed by the collection of authors in the readings. Specifically, these include issues of sexuality, gender, homosexuality, and the relationship between parents and children.…

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Thesis

Children

Families in a Global Context

Words: 2653
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Thesis

At the same time, the Japanese parent will likely encourage the child's freedom, especially in the early stages of life, while the American parent will tend to correct from…

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Term Paper

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Sociology Take Home Final Unequal Power Relationships

Words: 2734
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Sociology Take Home Final Unequal Power Relationships and Laborers The unequal power relationship that characterizes many employment relationships is characteristic of industrialized capitalism. Capitalism itself is defined by the…

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Term Paper

Business - Management

Taylorism and Fordism Have Been

Words: 1896
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

If it has, how has it? If it hasn't, how much is it left? Fordism thus remains. It remains in worker surveillance, to guard against morality and time theft.…

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Essay

Teaching

Education One the Major Debates

Words: 1970
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

This was achieved by the fact that college has allowed me to take 5 courses that are totally different from one another in each semester. Individual Freedom: One of…

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Economic Inequalities Essay

Words: 1365
Length: 4 Pages
Type:

Economic Inequalities: Deep-ceded Problems in America New York is a city that is synonymous with America to many people and societies around the world. New York city is a…

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Term Paper

Government

Moche Food Most of the

Words: 4718
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Term Paper

For example, the possibility exists that one site was a specialized food production area; it remains unknown if the occupants were farmers, herders or involved in a variety of…

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Essay

Native Americans

Nature of American Views About

Words: 2042
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

It is impossible in six short pages to fully comprehend the attitudes that hite Americans had to Native Indians and black Americans in the early centuries of our nation's…

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