The review will analyze each book independently. Having explained, the book will compare the two books proactively, and proceed in giving an evaluation of the two books. The study will prove that the zeal for human competition and desire for security does not have a limit.
Katherine S Newman is an academician of sociology at the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Job Hopkins University. Newman has authored and co-authored over ten books on urban poverty, global problems, middle-class economic instability, and inequality. Newman has as well, taught at the University of California located in Columbia. Some of her books include After Freedom: The Rise of the Post-Apartheid Generation in Democratic South Africa. Boston: Beacon Press where she co-authored with Ariane DeLannoy. In the year 2012, she wrote The Accordion Family: Boomerang Kids, Anxious Parents and the Private Toll of Global Competition Beacon. In the year 2011, she wrote Taxing the Poor: Doing Damage to the Truly Disadvantaged University of California Press. As well, in the year 2007, she wrote The Missing Class: Portraits of the Near Poor in America. Boston: Beacon Press. Concisely, Newman has been a seasonal writer focusing her efforts on books that affect American public life. The purpose of this research is to investigate The Accordion Family.
On the other hand, Guy Standing is a British Professor of Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies. Standing has written extensively on the unemployment, labor market policy, labor economics and labor market flexibility. Standing has authored, Global labor flexibility and seeking distributive Justice (1999). He has also authored promoting income security as the right Europe and North America (2005). Standing has also authored journals Social Income and Insecurity, a Study in Gujarat. As well, Guy has authored influential journals, for instance, Britain Labor figures hide the real hours we work every day (2012). Indeed, Standing