Tracy Shildrick, Robert MacDonald, and Colin Webster
This book is about the lives of individuals and families living in or near poverty – despite their enduring commitment to work and repeated engagement with jobs. It uncovers first-hand the realities of life in low-pay, no-pay Britain for millions of workers facing the new precariousness of employment. Rooted in long-term research and in-depth interviews with men and women, younger and older people, employers and welfare-to-work agencies in Teesside, North East England - Poverty and Insecurity tells a cautionary tale about the meaning and implication of poor, insecure and low-waged work for an ... Read more
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