Man enough to let my wife support me: How changing models of career and gender are reshaping the experience of unemployment

Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork among unemployed U.S. high-technology workers, I challenge the association of job loss and unemployment with a crisis of masculinity. I argue that, in the United States today, middle-class workers conceptualize their careers as a string of contract positions, thus m...

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Volume: 36
Main Author: LANE, CARRIE M
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Malden, USA Blackwell Publishing 01.11.2009
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published in: American ethnologist Vol. 36; no. 4; pp. 681 - 692
Edition: accepted April 22, 2009final version submitted May 11, 2009
Data of publication: November 2009
ISSN: 0094-0496
1548-1425
EISSN: 1548-1425
Discipline: Anthropology
Subjects:
Men
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