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Author Yates, Michael, 1946-

Title Cheap motels and a hot plate : an economist's travelogue / Michael D. Yates.

Imprint New York : Monthly Review Press, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  330 Y27c 2006    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 272 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. The road beckons -- II. Yellowstone National Park -- III. Manhattan -- IV. Portland and the Pacific Northwest -- V. Cheap motels and a hot plate I -- VI. Miami Beach -- VII. Cheap motels and a hot plate II.
Summary Retiring from 32 years as a professor of economics, the author and his wife sell most of their possessions and travel the United States. This is an account of their adventures and an examination of work and inequality, race and class, alienation and environmental degradation in the small towns and big cities of the contemporary United States.
Subject United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-2009.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
Equality -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Environmental conditions -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Description and travel -- Anecdotes.
Economists -- Travel -- United States -- Anecdotes.
Ecology. (OCoLC)fst00901476
Economic history. (OCoLC)fst00901974
Economists -- Travel. (OCoLC)fst00902288
Equality. (OCoLC)fst00914456
Social conditions (OCoLC)fst01919811
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term Since 1980
Genre/Form Anecdotes. (OCoLC)fst01423876
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Title Economist's travelogue
ISBN 9781583671443
1583671439 (alk. paper)
9781583671436 (alk. paper)

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