Mapping Precariousness, Labour Insecurity and Uncertain Livelihoods: Subjectivities and Resistance

Mapping Precariousness, Labour Insecurity and Uncertain Livelihoods: Subjectivities and Resistance


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472471567
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/10/2017
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Emiliana Armano has a PhD in Labour Studies at the Department of Social and Political Sciences in the State University of Milan, Italy.

Arianna Bove is a Lecturer in Politics and Ethics at the School of Business and Management, Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

Annalisa Murgia is Associate Professor in Human Resources Management, Leeds University Business School, UK.

Table of Contents


Emiliana Armano, Arianna Bove, Annalisa Murgia

Part 1: Subjectivities: a cartography of experiences

1. The Precariousness of Work in Postcolonial Africa

Franco Barchiesi

2. The Chinese Dream and the Precarity Plateau. Why industrial workers are looking to entrepreneurship

Brandon Sommer

3. Hybrid areas of work in Italy. Hypotheses to interpret the transformations of precariousness and subjectivity

Emiliana Armano and Annalisa Murgia

4. The French Business and Employment Co-operative: An Autonomy Factory?

Marie-Christine Bureau and Antonella Corsani

5. Against Precarity, Against Employability

Ivor Southwood

6. The ‘Academic Career’ in the Era of Flexploitation

George Morgan and Julian Wood

7. Coping with uncertainty. Precarious workers of the Greek media sector

Manos Spyridakis

8. Precarious Lives

Joanne Richardson

9. Precarious Japan

Steffi Richter

Part 2: Resistance: social movements against precariousness

10. The two endings of the precarious movement

Dimitris Papadopoulos

11. The Precariat For Itself: EuroMayDay and Precarious Workers’ Movements,

Alex Foti

12. Fake it until you make it: Prefigurative practices and the extrospection of precarity

Valeria Graziano

13. "Precariedad Everywhere?!" Rethinking Precarity and Emigration in Spain

María Isabel Casas-Cortés and Sebastian Cobarrubias

Part 3: Conceptual outlooks

14. Working for Nothing. The Latest High-Growth Sector?

Andrew Ross

15. Labour, (In-)Dependence, Care Conceptualizing the Precarious

Isabell Lorey

16. Encoding the Law of the Household and the Standardisation of Uncertainty

Angela Mitropoulos

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