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Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain

£9.99

HIRED: SIX MONTHS UNDERCOVER IN LOW-WAGE BRITAIN

PAPERBACK by Bloodworth, James (Author)

£9.99

ISBN
9781786490162
IMPRINT
ATLANTIC BOOKS
EDITION
MAIN
PUBLISHER
ATLANTIC BOOKS
FOR DELIVERY
IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
304 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
07 FEB 2019

DESCRIPTION

Longlisted for the Orwell Prize, 2019 ____________ The Times Round-up of the Best Non-fiction Paperbacks, 2019 The Times Best Current Affairs and Big Ideas Book of the Year, 2018 For many in modern Britain, careers are low-paid and high-risk, a series of short-term jobs with no security and little future. In this essential expose, James Bloodworth goes undercover to investigate how working life has become a waking nightmare. From the Orwellian reach of an Amazon warehouse to the trials of a care worker, Hired is a clear-eyed analysis of a divided nation and a riveting dispatch from the very frontline of low-wage Britain. 'An extraordinary and unsettling journey into the way modern Britons work. It is George Orwell's Down and Out in Paris and London for the gig-economy age' MATTHEW D'ANCONA, author of Post-Truth