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The precariat : the new dangerous class

Author: Guy Standing
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Neo-liberal policies and institutional changes have produced a huge and growing number of people with sufficiently common experiences to be called an emerging class. In this book Guy Standing introduces what he calls the Precariat - a growing number of people across the world living and working precariously, usually in a series of short-term jobs, without recourse to stable occupational identities or careers,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Book
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Standing
ISBN: 9781849663526 1849663521 1849663513 9781849663519 9781849664547 1849664544 9781849664554 1849664552
OCLC Number: 665138785
Description: ix, 198 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The precariat --
Why the precariat is growing --
Who enters the precariat? --
Migrants: victims, villains or heroes? --
Labour, work and the time squeeze --
A politics of inferno --
A politics of paradise.
Responsibility: by Guy Standing.

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This book introduces the Precariat - the growing number of people facing lives of insecurity, doing work without a past or future. This book considers why the Precariat is growing, what fears it  Read more...

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A very important book * Noam Chomsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA * Buy Guy Standing's book, The Precariat! Or nick/borrow it! * John Harris, The Guardian * Guy Standing provides an Read more...

 
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