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Sans Papiers

Jeremy F. Lane

in Republican Citizens, Precarious Subjects: Representations of Work in Post-Fordist France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622140
eISBN:
9781800341555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622140.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

If the issue of work has acquired a high political profile in France over recent decades, the question of the sans papiers, of undocumented migrants and their potential place within the Republic, has ... More


For Whom the Love Works in Video Game Production?

Ergin Bulut

in A Precarious Game: The Illusion of Dream Jobs in the Video Game Industry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501746529
eISBN:
9781501746543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746529.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introductory chapter provides an overview of precarious labor in the video game industry. The emergence of video games as a medium goes back to a moment of “refusal of work” when Pentagon ... More


Born Out of Place: Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor

Nicole Constable

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282018
eISBN:
9780520957770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282018.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Born Out of Place focuses on the largely invisible and easily overlooked topic of babies born to migrant worker mothers. Such a focus brings to light the flaws and unintended consequences of ... More


Feminist Organizers’ Experiences of Activism

Kaitlynn Mendes, Jessica Ringrose, and Jessalynn Keller

in Digital Feminist Activism: Girls and Women Fight Back Against Rape Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190697846
eISBN:
9780190697884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697846.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 4 draws on semi-structured interviews with 18 organizers of Hollaback!, Everyday Sexism, and Who Needs Feminism? The chapter interrogates key experiences and the affective dimensions of ... More


A Very Tiny Problem

Nicole Constable

in Born Out of Place: Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282018
eISBN:
9780520957770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282018.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The stories and experiences of migrant mothers and their Hong Kong–born babies are at the heart of this book. They are set against the backdrop of global capitalism and transnational mobility. The ... More


Disenfranchised

Joel Andreas

in Disenfranchised: The Rise and Fall of Industrial Citizenship in China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190052607
eISBN:
9780190052645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052607.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 8 examines the consequences of industrial restructuring, which began in the early 1990s and continues to the present day. The great majority of state-run and collective enterprises have been ... More


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