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Hardest times : the trauma of long-term unemployment

Author: Thomas J Cottle
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This is a sobering look at what happens to men - and their families - who are unemployed for six months or longer. An insightful account of the social and psychological consequences of unemployment,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Interviews
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Cottle
ISBN: 1558494154 9781558494152
OCLC Number: 53131264
Notes: Originally published: Praeger Publishers, 2001.
Description: xiv, 311 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Mr. housewife U.S.A. : Kenneth Hawkins --
You work nine to five or you're dead : George Wilkinson --
They want me to be invisible : Peter Rosenbloom --
A one-in-a-million chance to earn a living : Ollie Sindon --
Never dreamed it would get this bad : Cyrus Mullen --
Only one thing in life that matters and that's working steady : Cleveland Wilkes ; Jeremiah Kelser ; and Eddie Harrington, Jr. --
Shame like nobody could know : William Leominster ; Aaron Donane ; and Jack Blum --
After unraveling, a better outcome : Gabriel Forman --
The shame of unemployment --
The trauma of unemployment.
Responsibility: Thomas J. Cottle.

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