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Precarious Employment : Causes, Consequences and Remedies

Author: Stephanie Procyk; Wayne Lewchuk; John Shields
Publisher: Halifax ; Winnipeg : Fernwood Publishing, [2017] ©2017
Series: Labour in Canada (Halifax, N.S.), 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This edited collection introduces and explores the causes and consequences of precarious employment in Canada and across the world. After contextualizing employment precarity and its root causes, the authors illustrate how precarious employment is created amongst different populations and describe the accompanying social impacts on racialized immigrant women, those in the non-profit sector, temporary foreign  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie Procyk; Wayne Lewchuk; John Shields
ISBN: 9781552669822 1552669823
OCLC Number: 987796396
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: ix, 189 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Labour in Canada (Halifax, N.S.), 5.
Responsibility: edited by Stephanie Procyk, Wayne Lewchuk and John Shields.

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"This edited collection introduces and explores the causes and consequences of precarious employment in Canada and across the world. After contextualizing employment precarity and its root causes, the authors illustrate how precarious employment is created amongst different populations and describe the accompanying social impacts on racialized immigrant women, those in the non-profit sector, temporary foreign workers and the children of Filipino immigrants."--

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