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  • Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream

    By Barbara Ehrenreich

    Our Price: $6.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780805081244
    • Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
    • Published: July 2006
    The author of the New York Times bstseller 'Nickel and Dimed' charts the increasingly common fate of people who have done everything right - gotten college degrees, developed marketable skills, and built up impressive resumes - yet still fall prey. Ehrenreich, armed with the plausible, worthy-of-employment-resume-of-a-professional 'in transition,' attempts to land a 'middle-class' job. She submits to career coaching, personality testing, and a series of EST-like 'job preparedness' boot camps; she attends job fairs, networking events, and evangelical job search ministries. And again, and again...rejected. 'A searing expose of the cruel new reality.' 248p.
  • Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War

    By Barbara Ehrenreich

    Our Price: $8.50 - $15.29
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781455543700
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: January 2020
  • Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining America

    By Barbara Ehrenreich

    Our Price: $18.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312658854
    • Publisher: Picador
    • Published: August 2010
    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAmericans are a "positive" people -- cheerful, optimistic, and upbeat: This is our reputation as well as our self-image. But more than a temperament, being positive is the key to getting success and prosperity. Or so we are told.In this utterly original debunking, Barbara Ehrenreich confronts the false promises of positive thinking and shows its reach into every corner of American life, from Evangelical megachurches to the medical establishment, and, worst of all, to the business community, where the refusal to consider negative outcomes--like mortgage defaults--contributed directly to the current economic disaster. With the myth-busting powers for which she is acclaimed, Ehrenreich exposes the downside of positive thinking: personal self-blame and national denial. This is Ehrenreich at her provocative best--poking holes in conventional wisdom and faux science and ending with a call for existential clarity and courage.
  • Complaints & Disorders: The Sexual Politics of Sickness (Second Edition)

    By Barbara Ehrenreich

    Our Price: $9.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781558616950
    • Publisher: The Feminist Press at the City University of New York
    • Published: August 2011
    "From prescribing the "rest cure" to diagnosing hysteria, the medical profession has consistently treated women as weak and pathological. Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English's concise history of the sexual politics of medical practices shows how the biomedical rationale was used to justify sex discrimination throughout the culture, and how its vestiges are evident in abortion policy and other reproductive rights struggles today"--Provided by publisher.
  • Dancing in the Streets

    By Barbara Ehrenreich

    Our Price: $90.00
    • Format: Audio/CD
    • ISBN-13: 9780786162406
    • Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc
    • Published: January 2007
  • Dancing In the Streets: A History of Collective Joy

    By Barbara Ehrenreich

    Our Price: $21.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780805057249
    • Publisher: Henry Holt
    • Published: December 2007
  • Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer

    By Barbara Ehrenreich

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781455535910
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: April 2018
  • Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

    By Barbara Ehrenreich

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780805088380
    • Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
    • Published: June 2008
    In an attempt to understand the lives of Americans earning near-minimum wages, Ehrenreich works as a waitress in Florida, a cleaning woman in Maine, and a sales clerk in Minnesota.
  • Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

    By Barbara Ehrenreich

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780805063899
    • Publisher: Metropolitan / Owl Books / Henry Holt and Company
    • Published: May 2002
    Author Barbara Ehrenreich took time off from her middle class lifestyle to join the millions of Americans who work full-time, year-round, for poverty-level wages. Inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that any job equals a better job, the author soon discovered that even the 'lowliest' occupations require exhausting mental physical efforts; two jobs if you want to live indoors. Working in turn as a waitress, hotel maid, home cleaner, nursing home aide, and Wal-Mart salesperson, Ehrenreich moved from Florida to Maine to Minnesota in search of a clearer perception of the working underclass of America. A New York Times Bestseller. 230p.
  • Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

    By Barbara Ehrenreich

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780965187701
    • Publisher: Metropolitan Books / Henry Holt and Company
    • Published: January 2001
  • Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

    By Barbara Ehrenreich

    Our Price: $17.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312626686
    • Publisher: Picador
    • Published: August 2011
    "Millions of Americans work full-time, year-round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that a job--any job--can be the ticket to a better life. But how does anyone survive, let alone prosper, on $6 an hour? To find out, Ehrenreich left her home, took the cheapest lodgings she could find, and accepted whatever jobs she was offered. Moving from Florida to Maine to Minnesota, she workedas a waitress, a hotel maid, a cleaning woman, a nursing home aide, and a Wal-Mart sales clerk. She lived in trailer parks and crumbling residential motels. Very quickly, she discovered that no job is truly "unskilled," that even the lowliest occupationsrequire exhausting mental and muscular effort. She also learned that one job is not enough; you need at least two if you intend to live indoors. Nickel and Dimed reveals low-rent America in all its tenacity, anxiety, and surprising generosity--a land of Big Boxes, fast food, and a thousand desperate strategems for survival. Read it for the smoldering clarity of Ehrenreich's perspective and for a rare view of how "prosperity" looks from the bottom. You will never see anything--from a motel bathroom to a restaurant meal--quite the same way again. "--
  • Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

    By Barbara Ehrenreich

    Our Price: $11.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780805063882
    • Publisher: Metropolitan Books
    • Published: 2001
    In an attempt to understand the lives of Americans earning near-minimum wages, Ehrenreich works as a waitress in Florida, a cleaning woman in Maine, and a sales clerk in Minnesota.
  • Re-Making Love: The Feminization Of Sex

    By Barbara Ehrenreich

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780385184991
    • Publisher: Anchor Books
    • Published: September 1987
    This provocative book reveals how the real sexual  revolution was initiated by women -- not men --  and how it transformed both our behavior and our  understanding of what sex means in our lives.
  • Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers, Second Edition

    By Barbara Ehrenreich

    Our Price: $8.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781558616615
    • Publisher: The Feminist Press at the City University of New York
    • Published: July 2010
    As we watch another agonizing attempt to shift the future of health care in the United States, we are reminded of the longevity of this crisis, and how firmly entrenched we are in a system that doesn't work. Witches, Midwives, and Nurses, first published by The Feminist Press in 1973, is an essential book about the corruption of the medical establishment and its historic roots in witch hunters. In this new edition, Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English have written an entirely new chapter that delves into the current fascination with and controversies about witches, exposing our fears and fantasies. They build on their classic exposé on the demonization of women healers and the political and economic monopolization of medicine. This quick history brings us up-to-date, exploring today's changing attitudes toward childbirth, alternative medicine, and modern-day witches. Barbara Ehrenreich is author of the New York Times bestsellers Nickel and Dimed and Bait and Switch, and, most recently, This Land is Their Land. Deirdre English, the former editor of Mother Jones, is a professor in the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley.

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