Non Stop Inertia

Non Stop Inertia

by Ivor Southwood

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Overview

A theoretical investigation into the culture of precarious work, digital consumption and personal flexibility, calling for a counter-discourse of resistance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781846947834
Publisher: Hunt, John Publishing
Publication date: 03/16/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 106
File size: 179 KB

About the Author

Ivor Southwood has worked as a mental health nurse and studied literature and media. He has also done various temporary jobs, and is interested in the culture of precarious work.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Non-Stop Inertia 7

Precarity 2.0 15

Emotional Labour 23

Non-Places 31

Virtual Mobility 37

From Unemployment to 'Jobseeking' 43

The Privatisation of Unemployment 49

Jobseeking as Career 57

Mind the Gap 63

Predictable Unpredictability 75

Ways Out 79

Notes 89

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