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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 204–214.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Bettina Wagner; Anke Hassel This article analyzes the challenges of labor migration for both capital and labor within the European Union (EU). It asks how, in a country with traditionally strong unions and employers’ associations, it has been possible to create and maintain a segment in the labor...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 721–739.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Biao Xiang The increasing labor migration from China to other Asian countries since the late 1980s is often attributed to the ascendance of the free market that has driven China’s internal transformation as well as the Asian regionalization. The actual process of the labor migration is however...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (1): 179–190.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the acceleration of a specific proletarianization—successive generations of rural migrant workers ( nongmingong ) have become the mainstay of the country’s export-processing sector, but they cannot become “free” laborers in the market. Within the dormitory labor regime, in which work and residence are tightly...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 733–747.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Carlotta Benvegnù; Nelli Kampouri Outside of the literature focusing on the platformization of specific “informal” feminized and racialized sectors, especially care and domestic work, in which reproductive labor has been traditionally carried out, there is a dearth of research on platforms from...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 749–762.
Published: 01 October 2021
... control of data open opportunities for value creation and realization, quite distinct from the value propositions of industrial manufacturing. As the relationship between value generation and human labor becomes tenuous or invisible, management strategies to appropriate value extends beyond labor control...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 795–808.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Fábio Luís Ferreira Nóbrega Franco Across the globe, algorithmic technologies have undeniably altered the way labor relations are governed. The purpose of this article is to investigate a particular manifestation of that phenomenon: how, in Brazil, platform capitalism consists in a hybrid...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 809–822.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Fabien Brugière Drawing from a transurban field research conducted in the ride-hailing sector in Paris and Brussels regions, this article investigates platformization as a productive model defined by the articulation of an outsourced labor regime with an algorithmic and data-driven type...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (2): 321–337.
Published: 01 April 2022
... the fall of the working classes into neofeudal labor practices—trajectories embedded in and abetted by decisions of the US Supreme Court. jacksoje@whitman.edu Copyright © 2022 Duke University Press 2022 capitalist jurisprudence constitutional political economy neoliberalism neofeudalism...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 291–312.
Published: 01 April 2018
... approach against the background of the multiple transformations and crises of the European border regime, the authors focus on shifting paradigms in the management of labor mobility. A short review of the emerging field of “critical logistics studies” allows them to single out a process of “logistification...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (3): 527–549.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Dinesh Wadiwel Emerging perspectives on the labor of animals highlight the role of non-humans in generating value. However, few of these accounts explore the role of resistance in shaping the character of animal labor and the structure of this activity within value chains. In this essay, I explore...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (2): 422–431.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Biju Mathew Based on extensive conversations with Uber, Lyft, and Ola drivers across multiple cities in the United States and India, this article argues that gig/platform work operates through a reorganization of established labor process with data at the center of such changes. Not only is data...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (3): 493–509.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Sarah Ann Wells The consignment of industrial wage labor and its central figures to the status of ruins has become something of a cliché in contemporary scholarship and artistic practice. On this view, its demise first became apparent in the 1970s, the precise moment when Brazilian labor movements...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (3): 515–532.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Svati P. Shah In the wake of the twinned specters of authoritarianism and antidemocratic governance that the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns in India have both exacerbated and facilitated, the author argues that scholarship on sex work deployed through a critique of labor will be pressed to rethink its...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (3): 631–640.
Published: 01 July 2021
...femi babylon; Heather Berg In this interview, femi babylon elaborates a proheaux womanist theory of erotic labor as at once work and antiwork. “Sex work is work” speaks to the realities of erotic labor as a survival strategy and illuminates the connections among erotic labor and other forms of gig...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2003) 102 (2-3): 491–508.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Levent Soysal 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Levent Soysal Labor to Culture: Writing Turkish Migration to Europe The New Topography of Migration ‘‘Migration, together with the enunciation of cul- tural borders...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 535–552.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Stevphen Shukaitis; Joanna Figiel This article addresses the class composition of artistic and cultural labor in the metropolis: practices bringing with them political possibilities and potentials for renewed economic growth, but also the threat of exploitation and precarity. To shed light...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (2): 307–329.
Published: 01 April 2015
... draws on Negri, Hardt, and Deleuze to rethink finance and risk as involving forms of production at the financial frontier of capital: the construction of globally traded securities. In so doing, the analysis opens up novel ways of framing the evolving relation between labor and capital. © 2015 Duke...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (2): 331–353.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Lisa Adkins In a context of wage repression, indebted labor, and a pervasive gap between what labor earns and what it needs to spend, in this essay I ask: what are post-Fordist wages? I suggest that the key features of the post-Fordist wage should be understood in terms of broad transformations...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (2): 395–423.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Melinda Cooper In recent years, theoretical inquiries into the changing forms of labor and money have proceeded alongside each other but have rarely entered into dialogue, much less investigated the evolving relationship between the two terms. This is a curious omission given that contemporary...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (2): 457–466.
Published: 01 April 2015
... forces in South Africa. For the first time since the democratic breakthrough in 1994, there is a very real possibility of forging a mass-based and sustained, united front of action for labor and community struggles. Translating possibility into practice will be difficult. Even if there is much...