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Working in the context of austerity : challenges and struggles

Author: Donna Baines; Ian Cunnningham
Publisher: Bristol : Bristol University Press, 2021.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on a range of perspectives, this international collection goes beyond a sole focus on public sector work to uniquely cover the impact of austerity on work across the private, public and voluntary spheres.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(OCoLC)1190722599
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Baines; Ian Cunnningham
ISBN: 9781529208689 1529208688 9781529208696 1529208696
OCLC Number: 1200495015
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Front cover --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Dedication --
Table of Contents --
List of Figures and Tables --
List of Contributors --
Acknowledgements --
Part I: Introduction --
1. Understanding Austerity: Its Reach and Presence in the Changing Context of Work and Employment --
Part II: Trends and Themes --
2. The Age of Increased Precarious Employment: Origins and Implications --
3. Stepping Stone or Dead End? The Ambiguities of Platform-Mediated Domestic Work under Conditions of Austerity. Comparative Landscapes of Austerity and the Gig Economy: New York and Berlin 4. Trends in Collective Bargaining, Wage Stagnation and Income Inequality under Austerity --
5. Privatization, Hybridization and Resistance in Contemporary Care Work --
Part III: Case Studies of Austerity in the Private, Public and Nonprofit Sectors --
6. Non-Citizenship at Work: Labour Flexibility Behind the Counter in Western Canada --
7. What We Talk About When We Talk About Austerity: Social Policy, Public Management and Politics of Eldercare Funding in Canada and China --
8. Public Sector Reform and Work Restructuring for Firefighters in Scotland 9. Austerity, Personalized Funding and the Degradation of Care Work: Comparing Scotland's Self-Directed Support Policy and Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme --
10. The Rise of Managerialism in the US: Whither Worker Control? --
11. Austerity and the Irish Non-Profit Voluntary and Community Sector --
Part IV: Alternatives and Resistance --
12. 'The most striking progressive achievement in labor and employment policy'? The Scottish Living Wage in Social Care during Austerity --
13. Legislation: A Double-Edged Sword in Union Resistance to Zero-Hours Work --
The Case of Ireland 14. Moral Projects and Compromise Resistance: Resisting Uncaring in Non-Profit Care Work --
15. Austerity, Resistance and the Labour Movement --
16. Afterword: Final Word and the Path Forward --
Is the Myth of Austerity Giving Way to the Myth of the Robots Taking the Jobs? --
Index --
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Responsibility: edited by Donna Baines and Ian Cunnningham.

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