WSQ: Precarious Work

WSQ: Precarious Work

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Edited by Alyson Cole and Victoria Hattam
This issue exposes the effects of precarity on the current labor force.

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ISBN:
9781558614451
Publication Date: 12-12-2017

Volume 45, Numbers 3–4: Fall/Winter 2017

In the wake of the 2008 recession, "work" underwent another transformation as the neoliberal state began to transfer responsibilities to corporations. Some scholars see precarity as the dominant motif, with underemployment, deskilling, and the absence of living wages becoming commonplace. With these changes, issues of power and authority are being reworked, or perhaps merely repackaged.