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Jeyaramn interviewed by Stuart Reid in the Cultural context of unemployment oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 313783
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Jeyaramn, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1985 Oct. 18 
2 audiocassettes (ca. 67 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Cultural context of unemployment oral history project.

Summary

Jeyaramn, a Tamil from Sri Lanka who has recently immigrated, speaks of his background, education and family ; looking for work and problems finding work in Australia ; differences between Sri Lanka and Australia ; computer work ; lifestyle ; finances ; the dole ; Australian expectations of employment ; unions ; how to improve the unemployment system ; studying ; religion ; need for local experience and qualifications ; friends and relations ; employment ; help from agencies such as Migrant Resource Centre.

Notes

Recorded by the Perth Team (School leavers) of the Cultural Context of Unemployment Project, a CEP Program administered by the National Library of Australia.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (34 p.) 
Subjects Jeryaramn -- Interviews.  |  Unemployment -- Social aspects -- Western Australia -- Perth.  |  Unemployed -- Western Australia -- Case studies.  |  Foreign workers -- Western Australia.
Other authors/contributors Reid, Stuart, 1953-, Interviewer  |  Cultural Context of Unemployment Project. Perth Team

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