Author Viscelli, Steve, 1974- author
Title The big rig : trucking and the decline of the American dream / Steve Viscelli
Imprint Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016]
©2016
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Descript xv, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-255) and index
Introduction. Where did all these bad jobs come from? -- The CDL mill: training the professional steering wheel holder -- Cheap freight, cheap drivers: work as a long-haul trucker -- The big rig: running the contractor confidence game -- Working for the truck: the harsh reality of contracting -- Someone to turn to: managing contractors from an arm's length away -- No more Jimmy Hoffas: desperate drivers and divided labor
Subject Independent truck drivers -- United States
Trucking -- United States