In his new book Tom Juravich takes us behind the statistics of the economic collapse and into the work and lives of Americans who feel like they are being sacrificed At the Altar of the Bottom Line. More

At the Altar of the Bottom Line

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Degradation of Work in the 21st Century 1
1 STRESSED
Customer Service Representatives at Verizon 15
2 EXPLOITED
Cutting Fish in New Bedford 57
3 EXHAUSTED
Nursing at Boston Medical 107
4 ABANDONED
The Closing of Jones Beloit 145
Conclusion
Beyond the Altar of the Bottom Line 183
Appendix:
On Workplace Ethnography 199
Notes 205
References 209
Acknowledgments 227
Index 229
Illustrations follow page 144