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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


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