Hardest Times The Trauma of Long Term Unemployment by Thomas J. Cottle

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Published by Praeger Publishers .

Written in English

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  • Employment & unemployment,
  • Unemployment,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Sociology,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Labor,
  • Men"s Studies - General,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Case studies,
  • Hard-core unemployed,
  • Interviews,
  • Psychology,
  • Unemployed,
  • United States

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages328
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Open LibraryOL9334418M
ISBN 100275969843
ISBN 109780275969844

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