A platform of Ouistreham - by Florence Aubenas[Reading report] by Marion Coutel

2012-12-01

The author was part of the "Alternative Management" third year program in HEC in 2012

In 2009, Florence Aubenas, journalist and writer, goes to Caen, where she registers as an unemployed person at Pôle Emploi, the French national agency for employment, with the aim of understanding the crisis from an insider perspective. In this book, she relates her job search, her experiences as a cleaning lady, and the story of the people she met.

Quote article  Marion Coutel, « A platform of Ouistreham - by Florence Aubenas », 01 december 2012, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Reading report]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/284.sls

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