Week 7

Readings

  • Matthew Desmond. 2019. Dollars on the margins. Feb 21, New York Times.
  • Bess Levin. 2019. Amazon to AOC: Excuse you, our employees live like kings on $15/hour. June 17, Vanity Fair.
  • David Shipler. 2005. The working poor: Invisible in America. NY: Vintage (Chapter 1, ‘Money and its opposite’). In Canvas.
  • Annette Lareau. 2012. Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race and Family Life. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press (Choose one of these two chapters: Chp 6, Alexander Williams and family; Chp 10, Wendy Driver and family).

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