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Author Sharone, Ofer.

Title Flawed system/flawed self : job searching and unemployment experiences / Ofer Sharone.

Publication Info. Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: unemployment experiences -- The American chemistry game -- The chemistry game experience and self-blame -- A cross-national comparison: the Israeli specs game -- The specs game experience and system-blame -- A cross-class comparison: the blue-collar diligence game -- Conclusion: job-search games and unemployment experiences -- Appendix A: methodology -- Appendix B: notes on social games.
Summary Across the developed world, the experience of unemployment has become frighteningly common - and so are the seemingly endless tactics that job seekers employ in their quest for new work. This books delves beneath the staggering numbers to explore the world of job searching and unemployment across class and nation.
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Subject Job hunting -- Cross-cultural studies.
Job hunting -- United States -- Sociological aspects.
Job hunting -- Israel -- Sociological aspects.
Unemployed -- United States -- Sociological aspects.
Unemployed -- Israel -- Sociological aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Cross-cultural studies.
Other Form: Print version: Sharone, Ofer. Flawed system/flawed self 9780226073361 (DLC) 2013011218 (OCoLC)835619826
ISBN 9780226073675 (electronic bk.)
022607367X (electronic bk.)