Lisa Dodson

Lisa Dodson is a professor of sociology at Boston College. 

Recent Articles

The Work Around

How some supervisors of low-wage workers break the rules
to make an unfair system a little bit fairer.

(Ellen Weinstein)

Even though Andrew, a manager in a large food business in the Midwest, and his wife together make a decent income, he's preoccupied by the issue of low-wage labor. Many of the workers in his food company, he explains, make "poverty wages," and he is affected by all the troubles they bring with them to work.