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The Resource Consuming work : youth labor in America, Yasemin Besen-Cassino

Consuming work : youth labor in America, Yasemin Besen-Cassino

Label
Consuming work : youth labor in America
Title
Consuming work
Title remainder
youth labor in America
Statement of responsibility
Yasemin Besen-Cassino
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Youth labor is an important element in our modern economy, but as students' consumption habits have changed, so too have their reasons for working. In Consuming Work, Yasemin Besen-Cassino reveals that many American high school and college students work for social reasons, not monetary gain. Most are affluent, suburban, white youth employed in part-time jobs at places like the Coffee Bean so they can be associated with a cool brand, hangout with their friends, and get discounts. Consuming Work offers a fascinating picture of youth at work and how jobs a
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Besen-Cassino, Yasemin
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Youth
  • Part-time employment
  • Youth
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Part-time employment
  • Youth
  • Youth
  • United States
Label
Consuming work : youth labor in America, Yasemin Besen-Cassino
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Consuming work : introduction to youth work in America -- Would you like a job application with your coffee? -- Fun or exploitation? -- Pay or play? : US youth labor force and other industrialized countries with a comparative perspective -- "They need me here" : work as an alternative to school? -- "White, young, middle-class" : aesthetic labor, race and class in the youth labor force -- Origins of the gender wage gap : gender differences in the labor force -- Conclusion: the economic recession and the future of youth labor -- Appendix: tables and figures -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn865578867
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 188 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439909508
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt140c2r2
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865578867
Label
Consuming work : youth labor in America, Yasemin Besen-Cassino
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Consuming work : introduction to youth work in America -- Would you like a job application with your coffee? -- Fun or exploitation? -- Pay or play? : US youth labor force and other industrialized countries with a comparative perspective -- "They need me here" : work as an alternative to school? -- "White, young, middle-class" : aesthetic labor, race and class in the youth labor force -- Origins of the gender wage gap : gender differences in the labor force -- Conclusion: the economic recession and the future of youth labor -- Appendix: tables and figures -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn865578867
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 188 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439909508
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt140c2r2
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865578867

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