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Coming up short : working-class adulthood in an age of uncertainty

Author: Jennifer M Silva
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What does it mean to grow up today? Through in-depth interviews, this book examines how working-class young men and women navigate the transition to adulthood in a climate of job insecurity, family  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer M Silva
ISBN: 0190231890 9780190231897 9780199931460 0199931461
OCLC Number: 915635674
Description: XII, 192 Seiten
Contents: 1. Coming of Age in a Risk Society ; 2. Prisoners of the Present ; 3. Insecure Intimacies ; 4. Hardened Selves ; 5. Coming of Age in the "Mood Economy" ; Conclusion: The Hidden Injuries of Risk ; Notes ; References ; Index
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Impeccably researched and skillfully articulated, Silva's work is a timely primer on the current state of blue-collar Millennials. * Publishers Weekly *

 
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