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Work

1. To perform a task, especially in exchange for compensation or the potential for profit. Working is necessary for any economy to function.

2. See: Job.

work

see JOB, LABOUR, WORK ORGANIZATION, SOCIOLOGY OF WORK, HOMEWORKING, DOMESTIC LABOUR.

work

see JOB.
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Subtitled Worklessness, Mobility, and Citizenship in Twentieth Century Canadian Literatures, Mason's book illustrates the impact of this critical literary work in the ongoing "discursive framing" (4) of citizenship, unemployment and mobility in postwar Canada.
Mr MacDonald added: "This throws into doubt theories that rely on the idea that individuals are so swamped by negative role models and so bereft of positive examples of people in jobs that they learn that worklessness is the norm and to be preferred.
Today, with the launch of our consultation on the new child poverty strategy, we restate our commitment to tackling poverty at its source - be it worklessness, breakdown, educational failure, addiction or debt.
There is nothing going on around long-term worklessness that wasn't already in place," added Coun Evans, who has long championed the cause of the city's long-term unemployed.
Clr Collins added: "A major part of this Combined Authority will be to improve skills and reduce worklessness and currently in Calderdale we are doing such work ourselves, but I believe the City Deal will add to that.
The study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), points out that the Government promotes work as the best route to personal well-being, with worklessness going hand in hand with low income and social exclusion.
Liverpool once again tops the national worklessness league, at 31.
We inherited the largest budget deficit in peacetime history and high levels of worklessness, which we are determined to bring down by rebalancing the economy and supporting private sector jobs growth.
Worklessness in the capital costs more than five billion pounds a year,
It then explores the extent to which income poverty and worklessness represent international variation in child well-being using an index developed by the authors.
Prior Information Notice for Provision is voluntary and will aim to tackle worklessness of unemployed and inactive individuals from troubled families to move them into sustained work
Remploy Cymru has supported more than 14,000 disabled and disadvantaged people into lifechanging employment over the past four years but Ms Northmore has no illusions about the scale of the challenges in tackling poverty and worklessness in Wales.