Social Change and the Experience of Unemployment by Duncan GallieSocial Change and the Experience of Unemployment by Duncan Gallie

Social Change and the Experience of Unemployment

EditorDuncan Gallie, Catherine Marsh, Carolyn Vogler

Paperback | March 1, 1994

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The single most important change in the British labour market over the last two decades has been the re-emergence of mass unemployment. This study focuses on six areas: Aberdeen, Kirkcaldy, Rochdale, Coventry, Northampton, and Swindon, and investigates the effect of being unemployed onindividuals' attitudes to work, their social relationships, and their psychological health. It breaks entirely new ground, using large-scale surveys that allow direct comparison with people in employment and taking into account a wide range of variables. It will become a standard work of referenceon the subject.Contributors: Brendan Burchell, Richard Davies, Peter Elias, Jonathan Gershuny, Richard Lampard, Roger Penn, Duncan Gallie, Catherine Marsh, Carolyn Vogler
Duncan Gallie is a winner of the American Sociology Association's Sorokin Prize. He has taught at Essex and Warwick Universities and lives in Leamington Spa. Catherine Marsh taught at Cambridge University from 1981-1990 and was a Fellow of Newnham College. She was a consultant on sociological statistics to a number of institutions, in...
Title:Social Change and the Experience of UnemploymentFormat:PaperbackPublished:March 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198279175

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`What is particularly valuable about this volume is the emphasis that it gives to the experience of unemployment, particularly in terms of its psychological and interpersonal dimensions ... hypotheses - as located within various academic debates - are tested by the skilful analysis ofempirical data.'Sociology