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White-collar sweatshop

Jill Andresky Fraser

White-collar sweatshop

the deterioration of work and its rewards in corporate America

by Jill Andresky Fraser

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • White collar workers -- United States,
  • Work environment -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-257) and index

    StatementJill Andresky Fraser
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8039.M39 U563 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 278 p. ;
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18118623M
    ISBN 100393048292
    LC Control Number00046079

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