Consuming Work: Youth Labor in America

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Youth labor is an important element in our modern economy, but as students' consumption habits have changed, so too have their reasons for working. In Consuming Work, Yasemin Besen-Cassino reveals that many American high school and college students work for social reasons, not monetary gain. Most are affluent, suburban, white youth employed in part-time jobs at places like the Coffee Bean so they can be associated with a cool brand, hangout with their friends, and get discounts. Consuming Work offers a fascinating picture ...

Consuming Work: Youth Labor in America 2014, Temple University Press,U.S., Philadelphia PA

ISBN-13: 9781439909485

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Consuming Work: Youth Labor in America 2014, Temple University Press,U.S., Philadelphia PA

ISBN-13: 9781439909492

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