Offering a detailed look at how temporary employment has become an entrenched feature of jobs, the authors analyze how agencies themselves came to manufacture and market an employee who is efficient, committed, and sometimes preferable to a permanent staff member.

The Good Temp 2012, ILR Press, Ithaca

ISBN-13: 9780801477966

Trade paperback

The Good Temp 2008, ILR Press, Ithaca

ISBN-13: 9780801445804