Disabling Employment Interviews: Warfare to work

@article{Duckett2000DisablingEI,
  title={Disabling Employment Interviews: Warfare to work},
  author={Paul Duckett},
  journal={Disability \& Society},
  year={2000},
  volume={15},
  pages={1019 - 1039}
}
  • P. Duckett
  • Published 1 December 2000
  • Sociology
  • Disability & Society
Employment interview research displays a greater concern for refining employment interviews to benefit employers rather than prospective employees. The interviewee's perspective is often overlooked. Further, generally scant attention has been paid to the interview experiences of disabled interviewees. In this paper I present findings from a project that sought to understand disabled interviewees' experiences of employment interviews. My analysis suggests such experiences were dominated by… 
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