(noun) A situation in which an individual’s job underutilizes their qualifications or skills.
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- Plural: underemployments
How to Cite the Definition of Underemployment
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “underemployment.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved May 19, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/underemployment/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
underemployment. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/underemployment/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “underemployment.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed May 19, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/underemployment/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“underemployment.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 19 May. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/underemployment/>.