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Hochschild, Arlie Russell, 1940-
The outsourced self : intimate life in market times / Arlie Russell Hochschild
Alternate Title Intimate life in market times
1st ed
New York : Metropolitan Books, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HQ536 .H628 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Families -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History
Interpersonal relations and culture -- United States -- History
Physical Description 300 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-286) and index
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
Contents 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

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