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a lot of highlighting in the beginning but the book is in good conditionPublished 7 months ago by Courtney Balles
IT CAME ON TIME, BUT THERE ARE MISSING PAGES, NOT AS DESCRIBED IN DESCRIPTION, I WAS MISSING RANDOM PAGES THROUGHOUT THE BOOK...Published 15 months ago by susu
I just reviewed another book from this same distributor (Readings for Sociology). I was nitpicking on how the description of the book's condition overstated the actual condition I... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Glen
Louis Uchitelle is a reporter for the New York Times. He wrote in the Introduction to this 2006 book, "(historically) companies tried to avoid layoffs. Read morePublished on October 25, 2012 by Steven H Propp
In THE DISPOSABLE AMERICAN Louis Uchitelle looks at labor history and layoffs.
From something negative and to be avoided it has become part of business in general. Read more
When I saw this book in the bookstore, I "lost it." I thought: "Disposable American, that is me!" After a leveraged buyout/hostile takeover of my company, the new management... Read morePublished on June 10, 2009 by Bach Lover
I found Louis Uchitelle's book to be fascinating and thought-provoking. He touches on important elements in the American culture's acceptance of layoffs. Read morePublished on April 15, 2009 by Tim Warneka
Useful if grim and inconslusive look at another truly American phenomenon: layoffs.
The earlier parts of the book give a background and case study in how layoffs were... Read more
While the book is well written and contains a number of stories that are worth reading, the only slightly hidden socialist leanings of the author ruin it for me. Read morePublished on October 15, 2007 by Peter Susi