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Precarious Work.

Author: Arne L Kalleberg; Steven P Vallas
Publisher: Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017.
Series: Research in the sociology of work.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume presents original theory and research on precarious work in various parts of the world, identifying its social, political and economic origins, its manifestations in the USA, Europe, Asia, and the Global South, and its consequences for personal and family life.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kalleberg, Arne L.
Precarious Work.
Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arne L Kalleberg; Steven P Vallas
ISBN: 9781787432871 1787432874
OCLC Number: 1016998949
Description: 1 online resource (477 pages).
Contents: Introduction, Probing Precarious Work: Theory, Research, and Politics; Arne L. Kalleberg and Steven P. Vallas Part One: Theory and Method 1, Precarious work, regime of competition and the case of Europe; Valeria Pulignano 2, Classification Struggles in Semi-Formal and Precarious Work: Lessons from Inmate Labor and Cultural Production; Michael Gibson-Light 3, Non-Standard Employment and Subjective Insecurity: How Can We Capture Job Precarity Using Survey Data?; Anna Kiersztyn Part Two: Precarious Work in the United States 4, Bad Jobs in a Troubled Economy: The Impact of the Great Recession in America's Major Metropolitan Areas; Michael Wallace and Joonghyun Kwak 5, Hackathons as Co-optation Ritual: Socializing Workers and Institutionalizing Innovation in the New Economy; Sharon Zukin and Max Papadantonakis 6, A Racial-Gender Lens on Precarious Employment; Enobong Hannah Branch and Caroline Hanley 7, The Gender of Layoffs in the Oil and Gas Industry; Christine L. Williams Part Three: International Perspectives on Precarious Work 8, The Rise of Precarious Employment in Germany; David Brady and Thomas Biegert 9, Precarious Work in Europe: Assessing Cross-National Differences and Institutional Determinants of Work Precarity in 32 European Countries; Quan D. Mai 10, Informal Employment in the Global South: Globalisation, Production Relations and `Precarity'; Michael Rogan, Sally Roever, Martha Alter Chen, and Francoise Carre 11, Determinants of Participation in Precarious Work in India: An Empirical Analysis; Rahul Suresh Sapkal and K.R. Shyam Sundar Part Four: The Consequences of Precarious Work 12, Precarious Early Careers: Instability and Timing within Labor Market Entry; Dirk Witteveen 13, "Bad Jobs" for Marriage: Job Quality and the Transition to First Marriage; Sojung Lim 14, `You Don't Dare Plan Much': Contract work and Personal Life for International Early-Career Professionals; Aliya Hamid Rao
Series Title: Research in the sociology of work.

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