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Old September 7th, 2016 #1
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Post British white men 'among hardest hit' by unemployment, research finds

White men are among the hardest hit when it comes to finding a job a decade after being unemployed, new research has found.

Researchers found that being out of work in 2011 'significantly reduced' the chances of white British men of getting a managerial job with only 23 per cent of them achieving this compared to 40 per cent of the entire population.

In the case of women only 19 per cent managed to secure a professional or managerial job, the research by the University of Brighton revealed.

Of white British young people who were not in work or in education in 2001, only 59 per cent of men and 50 per cent of women were employed in 2011, the study, which will be presented at the British Sociological Association, revealed.

In contrast, more than 93 per cent of young white British men and around 85 per cent of young British women who were studying or working in 2001 had a job in ten years later.

Even ethnic minorities fared better than while males.

Men from south Asian ethic minorities were less affected by previous unemployment or inactivity than white men – of those who were not in work or education in 2001, 78 per cent of Indian ethnicity and 65 per cent of Pakistani and Bangladeshi were employed in 2011, compared with 59 per cent of white British men.

Academics said it was ‘concerning’ to see white males at a disadvantage compared to other groups.

Dr Carolina V. Zuccotti, one of the researchers, said: “We observe that young men from ethnic minority backgrounds who were not working or studying in 2001 have similar or even higher probabilities of being in work in 2011 as compared to the white British.

“The fact that some ethnic minorities are less penalized from

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Old September 7th, 2016 #2
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I didn't realise it until I joined this forum but some of them actually enjoy being hit hard by unemployment and think it's great.

Start talking about hitting them with welfare sanctions on the other hand and they have a full on seizure.
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