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The Age of Increased Precarious Employment: Origins and Implications

Wayne Lewchuk

in Working in the Context of Austerity: Challenges and Struggles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529208672
eISBN:
9781529208719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208672.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter explores why employment rules and norms took the form they did, the prevalence of precarious employment in the labour market today, and the social implications of the era of Increased ... More


Precarious employment and EU employment regulation

Julia S. O'Connor

in Social Policy Review 25: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312741
eISBN:
9781447312857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312741.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

One of the differences between the unemployment in the recessions of the 1980s and now is that there was a much clearer distinction then between being ‘in’ and ‘out’ of work. Julia S. O’Connor's ... More


Extended working life, gender and precarious work in Ireland

Áine Ní Léime, Nata Duvvury, and Caroline Finn

in Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life: Cross-National Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447325116
eISBN:
9781447325161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325116.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses extended working life policies in Ireland from a critical gender and life course perspective. It provides a contextualised discussion of the current nature of women's ... More


Counting the uncounted: contestations over casualisation data in Australian universities

Nour Dados, James Goodman, and Keiko Yasukawa

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0026
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Recently, insecure work in universities in many countries has grown exponentially, alongside the rapid marketization of higher education. Reflecting the neoliberal ideal of a flexible workforce, ... More


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