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Hired: six months undercover in low-wage Britain

Hired: six months undercover in low-wage Britain

Bloodworth, James

We all define ourselves by our profession - at least to some extent. But what if our job was demeaning, poorly paid, and tedious? Cracking open Britain's divisions - immigrant/British, North/South, urban/rural, working class/middle class, leave/remain - journalist James Bloodworth spends six months living and working across Britain, taking on the country's worst jobs. He lives on the meagre proceeds and discovers the anxieties and hopes of those he encounters, including working-class British, young students striving to make ends meet, and Eastern European immigrants

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London : Atlantic Books 2018
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Statement of responsibility: James Bloodworth
ISBN: 1786490145, 9781786490148
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 280 p. ; 23 cm
Subject: Occupations Great Britain.; Income Great Britain.; Wages Great Britain.; Industry.