chapter  5
Working with Stigma Identity Management in the Quest for Employment
ByAngela N. Gist, Peter R. Jensen, Jonathan E. Wickert, Rebecca J. Meisenbach
Pages 5

Steve watched the clock. It was 4:21 p.m. and the meeting with Mike, his case manager, was running long. After five years in prison, Steve’s ride to his halfway house was picking him up at 4:30 p.m., and he did not want to keep them waiting. Mike noticed Steve’s restlessness, “Steve, we’re almost done. But before you go, we need to talk about employment.”