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The social costs of underemployment [electronic resource] : inadequate employment as disguised unemployment / David Dooley, JoAnn Prause.

Author/Creator:
Dooley, David.
Publication:
Cambridge, UK New York, NY USA : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (286 p.)
Subjects:
Underemployment.
Underemployment -- Health aspects.
Underemployment -- Psychological aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book compares the effects of two different kinds of underemployment - unemployment and inadequate employment relative to adequate employment. It studies these effects on self-esteem, alcohol abuse, depression, and, in cross-generational analysis, birth weight.
Contents:
1. Disguised Unemployment and Changing Forms of Work
2. The Social Costs of Unemployment
3. Data Sources and Methods
4. Reverse Causation: Findings on the Selection Hypothesis
5. Leaving School: Self-esteem in an Unwelcoming Economy
6. Early Adulthood: Alcohol Misuse and Underemployment
7. Settling Down: Psychological Depression and Underemployment
8. Extending the Employment Continuum: Well-Being in Welfare Transitions
9. The Next Generation: Underemployment and Birthweight
10. Conclusions
11. New Directions.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-259) and indexes.
Contributor:
Prause, JoAnn, 1953-
ISBN:
1-107-14417-5
1-280-45825-9
0-511-18539-1
0-511-18456-5
0-511-18717-3
0-511-31337-3
0-511-49956-6
0-511-18624-X
OCLC:
437164374
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