Favorite Poem: Andrew Ross

April 22, 2010 nyupressblog 0

The Day Lady Died by Frank O’Hara It is 12:20 in New York a Friday three days after Bastille day, yes it is 1959 and I go get a shoeshine because I will get off




The Precarious Employment Podcast

July 9, 2009 nyupressblog 0

From KPFA’s Against the Grain: Download program audio (mp3, 41.02 Mbytes) The era of stable, secure, steady work with one employer is over. According to Andrew Ross, author of the book Nice Work If You




A Nice New Yorker If You Can Get It

June 22, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Andrew Ross’s Nice Work If You Can Get It appears in the Briefly Noted section of this week’s New Yorker (June 29th). According to Ross, job insecurity became commonplace long before the current financial debacle.




BookTV and GRITtv

May 26, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Some video for you to peruse, the first courtesy of GRITtv: Over the last couple of decades millions of Americans have dispensed with convention and embraced a non traditional work life. 9 to 5 jobs




Diane Rehm Tackles the Recession

April 14, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Andrew Ross, author of Nice Work If You Can Get It: Life and Labor in Precarious Times appeared yesterday on the Diane Rehm show. Listen to the podcast here! Unemployment and Job Insecurity Economists predict




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