Unemployment and Social Integration: A Review

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Vol: 15, Issue: 4

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Jones, Loring
Inequality and Stratification; Social Policy; Social Work
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A review of the literature identifies the loss of work as a stressful life event that has been linked to a number of psychosocial ills. The paper examines the loss of social relationships, a major noneconomic cost of unemployment, as a major contributor to the development of those ills. Practice implications of this finding are identified.