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Type of publication: Straipsnis Clarivate Analytics Web of Science ar/ir Scopus / Article in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science or / and Scopus (S1)
Field of Science: Sociologija / Sociology (S005)
Author(s): Bučaitė-Vilkė, Jurga;Tereškinas, Artūras
Title: Lithuanian men’s struggles with precarious life : unemployment, working identities, and strategies of survival
Is part of: Journal of Baltic studies. London : Routledge, 2016, Vol. 47, no. 2
Extent: p. 197-218
Date: 2015
Note: ISSN 1751-7877 (online)
Keywords: Bedarbiai vyrai;Prekaritetas;Darbuotojo tapatybė;Socialinė atskirtis;Vyriškumas;Unemployed men;Working identities;Social exclusion;Masculinity;Precarity
Abstract: Using semi-structured interviews with young unemployed Lithuanian men, this article examines three distinct male working identities associated with ways of coping with unemployment and a sense of precarity: “desperate conformists,” “liberated dreamers,” and men “lost in work transition.” The interviews demonstrate that unemployment stigmatizes men, particularly those with lesser professional and social competencies crucial to efficient participation in the labor market. Therefore, the respondents’ incessant attempts to search for a job or their dreaming about it can be regarded as a way of resisting stigmatization and precarity
Affiliation(s): Socialinių mokslų fakultetas
Sociologijos katedra
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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