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The outsourced self : intimate life in market times / Arlie Russell Hochschild.

  • ISBN: 9780805088892
  • ISBN: 080508889X
  • Description: 300 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books,

Available copies

  • 7 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: You have three seconds -- The legend of the lemon tree -- For as long as we both shall live -- Our baby, her womb -- My womb, their baby -- It takes a service mall -- Making six-year-olds laugh is harder than you think -- A high score in family memory creation -- Importing family values -- I was invisible to myself -- Nolan enjoys my father for me -- With a person you pay you can be needy -- I would have done it if she'd been my mother -- Endings.
Summary: Drawing on hundreds of interviews and original research, Hochschild follows the incursions of the market into every stage of intimate life and reveals a world in which the most intuitive and emotional of human acts have become work for hire.
Subject: Families > Economic aspects > United States > History.
Interpersonal relations and culture > United States > History.