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The production of difference and maintenance of inequality: the place of young Goan men in a post-crisis UK labour market

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This article examines the ways in which young migrant men are constructed as potential employees in a British town where service sector employment, often on a casual or precarious basis, dominates the bottom end of the labour market. Low-wage jobs in many British towns are now constructed as feminized, low waged and demanding personal skills of empathy and servility. In this context, young men, and especially young men of colour, including recent in-migrants, are at a disadvantage, constructe...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/gwao.12114

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Gender, Work and Organization Journal website
Volume:
23
Issue:
2
Pages:
108-124
Publication date:
2015-11-09
Acceptance date:
2015-09-04
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ISSN:
1468-0432
Language:
English
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2015-11-10

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