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Author Hochschild, Arlie Russell, 1940-

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

Imprint New York : Metropolitan Books, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    306.85 HOC    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description 300 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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.
ISBN 9780805088892

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