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Rituals of Unemployment

Carrie M. Lane

in A Company of One: Insecurity, Independence, and the New World of White-Collar Unemployment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449642
eISBN:
9780801460791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449642.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter offers a brief history of networking, both the old-fashioned “talk to your friends and family” approach and the more complicated and extensive system of organized networking events in ... More


Thinking through the Stones: Workers’ Images and Expressions

Mohammad Talib

in Writing Labour: Stone Quarry Workers in Delhi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198067719
eISBN:
9780199080083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067719.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Stone quarrying played a central role in the social and symbolic world of the stone quarry workers in Delhi. The symbolic universe of the workers was invariably comprised of the workers' perception ... More


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