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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 on January 23, 2014 by Glen
There is a good section on the history of the workforce industry and decent research, but I didn't care for the author's slant and the solutions chapter. Read morePublished on February 20, 2007 by Goldie
Anyone who has been laid off or knows someone who has will undoubtedly sympathize with the goals of Louis Uchitelle. Read morePublished on November 6, 2006 by ConsDemo
Louis Uchitelle does a nice job of highlighting the mental and social trauma that follows being laid-off, and he correctly notes that these non-economic dimensions of layoffs do... Read morePublished on August 31, 2006 by Stephen J. Jaros
This excellent book examines the phenomenon of job insecurity in America. Author and newspaper reporter Louis Uchitelle traces the development and decline of the American... Read morePublished on August 8, 2006 by Rolf Dobelli
The author, an economics reporter for The New York Times, shows a rare insight into the realm of the corporate strategy of layoffs and plant closings and how those actions affect... Read morePublished on July 18, 2006 by Alan Beggerow
As a career consultant I talk to people who have experienced layoffs first-hand. As author Uchitelle observes, layoffs take an enormous toll on individuals and we have only begun... Read morePublished on July 1, 2006 by Dr. Cathy Goodwin
Anyone who has ever experienced a layoff or had friends or family who've experienced layoffs should read this book. Read morePublished on June 2, 2006 by Whitt Patrick Pond
Job security in America from the 1950s to the present. That's it in a nutshell. Only this nutshell holds people's lives inside it. People's personal tragedies. Read morePublished on May 31, 2006 by Amazon Customer