The Moral Underground: How Ordinary Americans Subvert an Unfair Economy

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$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
New Press
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Pages
227
Dimensions
5.71 X 0.88 X 8.43 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781595584724
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About the Author

Lisa Dodson worked as a union activist, an obstetrical nurse, and the director of the Division of Women's Health for the state of Massachusetts before becoming a professor of sociology at Boston College. She is the author of The Moral Underground: How Ordinary Americans Subvert an Unfair Economy (The New Press) and Don't Call Us Out of Name. She lives in Auburndale, Massachusetts.

Reviews

"The documentary tradition at its very best." โ€”Pulitzer Prize-winner Robert Coles

"Lisa Dodson tracks a new civil disobedience [with] . . . fascinating . . .wrenching stories." โ€”The Boston Globe

"If only this book had been published in 2007. Then the hundreds of people interviewed by Lisa Dodson would have been able to pass along an mportant piece of advice: What's good for business is not necessarily good for America." โ€”Time

"Important, encouraging reporting." โ€”Kirkus Reviews

"[A]n intriguing record of the economic crisis and how some are choosing to survive it." โ€”Booklist

"[A] fascinating, necessary book." โ€”Corduroy Books