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The Protean Expatriate: Flexibility and the Modern Worker

Heather Hindman

in Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

While many in the West grew up with an idea of job stability as an achievable ideal for the middle class, worldwide precarious labor is becoming the norm among both elite and subaltern workers. This ... More


Criteria for a Benefits System: The Labour Market, Then, Now, and in the Future

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter tackles the seventh and final criterion for a good benefits system: The tax and benefits structure should reflect the labour market of today, and should remain serviceable as the labour ... More


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