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Flawed System/Flawed Self: Job Searching and Unemployment Experiences

Ofer Sharone

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226073361
eISBN:
9780226073675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226073675.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

American white-collar job seekers engage in the “chemistry game,” a set of job search practices premised on the idea that getting hired requires more than presenting one’s skills; it requires ... More


The Chemistry Game Experience and Self-Blame

Ofer Sharone

in Flawed System/Flawed Self: Job Searching and Unemployment Experiences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226073361
eISBN:
9780226073675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226073675.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

After several months of unsuccessful job searching most American white-collar job seekers come to feel that there is something wrong with them. This chapter links this self-blame to the structure of ... More


Conclusion: Job-Search Games and Unemployment Experiences

Ofer Sharone

in Flawed System/Flawed Self: Job Searching and Unemployment Experiences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226073361
eISBN:
9780226073675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226073675.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Unemployment experiences are neither universal nor simple reflections of particular cultural or economic conditions. This book’s cross-national and cross-class comparisons reveal how different ... More


Disability and Welfare

Mark S. Stein

in Distributive Justice and Disability: Utilitarianism against Egalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100570
eISBN:
9780300128253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100570.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the relationship between disability and welfare and uses disability as a testing ground for utilitarianism and egalitarianism. It first considers what constitutes disability by ... More


Being Without Work

David L. Blustein

in The Importance of Work in an Age of Uncertainty: The Eroding Work Experience in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190213701
eISBN:
9780190062682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190213701.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on the experiences of unemployment, underemployment, and precarious work, which are essential in understanding the importance of work in people’s lives. This chapter begins with ... More


When bad things happen

Diana C Strange Khursandi

in Handbook of Communication in Anaesthesia & Critical Care: A Practical Guide to Exploring the Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199577286
eISBN:
9780191917912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199577286.003.0020
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Anesthesiology

When bad things happen, good communication skills and honesty are of supreme importance. Breaking bad news to patients, relatives or staff is never easy. Anaesthetists are most familiar with ... More


Way to Go, Me

Chrisoula Andreou

in Philosophy and Climate Change

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198796282
eISBN:
9780191918933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796282.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers an interesting possibility related to human psychology and explores its relevance with respect to understanding and impacting behavior in the face of climate change understood ... More


The Stance of Moral Protest

Derk Pereboom

in Wrongdoing and the Moral Emotions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192846006
eISBN:
9780191938375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846006.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 2 sets out a conception of blame without the notion of deserved pain or harm. To blame is instead to take on a non-retributive stance of moral protest. The reasons for taking on this stance ... More


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