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The precariat : the new dangerous class

Author: Guy Standing
Publisher: London, UK ; New York, NY : Bloomsbury, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 faces, what political dangers it represents and what would make a politics of paradise to overcome them.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Standing, Guy.
Precariat.
London, UK ; New York, NY : Bloomsbury, 2014
(DLC) 2014002708
(OCoLC)870426060
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Standing
ISBN: 1849664544 9781849664547 9781849664561 1849664560
OCLC Number: 1052112263
Notes: "First published in [2011] by Bloomsbury Academic."
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 336 pages)
Contents: The precariat --
Why the precariat is growing --
Who enters the precariat? --
Migrants: victims, villains or heroes? --
Labour, work and the time squeeze --
The politics of inferno --
The politics of paradise.
Responsibility: Guy Standing.

Abstract:

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 faces, what political dangers it represents and what would make a politics of paradise to overcome them.

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