Being Unemployed in Northern Ireland: An Ethnographic Study

Being Unemployed in Northern Ireland: An Ethnographic Study

by Leo E. A. Howe
     
 

This is a major ethnography of unemployment and the first community-based book on contemporary unemployment in the United Kingdom.See more details below

Overview

This is a major ethnography of unemployment and the first community-based book on contemporary unemployment in the United Kingdom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521102872
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/12/2009
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The political economy of Northern Ireland and the anthropology of sectarianism; 3. Doing the double in Belfast: the general picture; 4. Doing the double or doing without; 5. The 'deserving' and the 'undeserving': administrative practice in a social security office; 6. Claimants and the claiming process: the reluctant claimant; 7. Claimants and the claiming process: the assertive claimant; 8. The employed and the unemployed: conflict, discourse and ideology; 9. Conclusion; Notes; References; Index.

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