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Cool Stores Bad Jobs
Sociologist Yasemin Besen-Cassino explores the techniques through which employers attract young, attractive, and middle-class workers for minimum wage, service sector jobs. Using in-depth interviewsExpand
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Consuming Work: Youth Labor in America
Acknowledgments 1 Consuming Work: Introduction to Youth Work in America 2 "Would You Like an Application with Your Coffee?" 3 Fun or Exploitation? The Lived Experience of Suburban Youth Work 4 Pay orExpand
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The Cost of Being a Girl: Gender Earning Differentials in the Early Labor Markets
The gender wage gap is among the most persistent and durable characteristics of labor markets and women’s lives. Despite differences in focus, almost all studies of the gender wage gap focus on theExpand
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The Study of Youth Labor: The Shift Toward a Subject-Centered Approach
In recent years, part-time work has emerged as an important area of study in understanding young people's lives. The existing literature on young people's work focuses predominantly on the effects ofExpand
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Race, threat and workplace sexual harassment: The dynamics of harassment in the United States, 1997–2016
Sexual harassment is a persistent problem for women in the workplace. Prior research has explored the effects of sexual harassment on the psychological, physical and economic wellbeing of theExpand
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