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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 (2012) 111 (4): 721–739.
Published: 01 October 2012
... organized, labor transplant is individualized and it seeks to follow, monitor, and control particular individuals’ specific journeys. This mode of migration emerged in response to the structural contradiction between upward concentration of capital and downward outsource of labor management...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (1): 172–178.
Published: 01 January 2013
... in its outsourced factories. This essay also reflects on the theatrical activism and controversy surrounding Mike Daisey’s “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs.” Finally, highlighting the arguments of the three contributions to this section, it shows how China’s new generation of workers...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 225–234.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of dependency and disavowal as symptomatic of emerging forms and stakes of digital work. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 digital labor entrepreneurialism outsourcing relationality subjectivity AGAINST the DAY Lilly Irani Difference and Dependence...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 703–713.
Published: 01 October 2021
... an impressive ability to collect data on the labor process. As Nick Srnicek (2017, 76) argues, work platforms are examples of lean platforms that operate through a hyper-out- sourced model, whereby workers are outsourced, fixed capital is outsourced, maintenance costs are outsourced, and training...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (3): 644–653.
Published: 01 July 2019
... at which we may exercise that right of free passage from the same to the Other; savour the wonder of here and there. Edouard Glissant, Drawing Lines in the Sand, Le Monde Diplomatique, November 2006 A Closing Sea The Mediterranean Sea is closing down. Once again, Europe has managed to outsource the task...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 420–429.
Published: 01 April 2018
... .” In On the Edge: Living with Global Capitalism , edited by Hutton Will Giddens Anthony , 130 – 46 . London : Jonathan Cape . Hochschild Arlie Russel . 2012 . Outsourced Self: What Happens When We Pay Others to Live Our Lives for Us . New York : Picador . Hochschild Arlie Russel...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (1): 205–214.
Published: 01 January 2019
... black subjects exist within the university space and beyond. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 student-worker alliance neoliberal time epistemic exclusion outsourcing emancipatory epistemologies References Appadurai A. 1996 . Modernity at Large: Cultural...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 831–838.
Published: 01 October 2013
... span the globe. In early 2013, Beijing, the admin- istrative capital of global outsourced production, experienced air quality index readings over 750 on a scale where 100 is considered a health emer- gency in the United States. Jakarta and Bangkok, among the World Bank’s top investment locations...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (3): 686–693.
Published: 01 July 2019
... of slave markets in Libya (BBC News 2017). Starting in 2015, Amnesty International (2015) began using the term slaves to qualify the status of sub-Saharan African migrants trapped in hellish con- ditions in Libya, prevented from crossing the sea by European policies that outsource migration control...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2006) 105 (2): 475–477.
Published: 01 April 2006
... his current projects are writing a book on a sociological approach to outsourcing, and editing the 11-volume Black- Notes on Contributors 477 well Encyclopedia of Sociology. The best-known of his many books is The McDonaldization of Society. jim...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 923–926.
Published: 01 October 2021
... dynamics of value on Airbnb in Amsterdam and Berlin. He has a background in urban studies and his research interests include platform urbanism, housing, and urban theory. Fabien Brugière is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Stras- bourg. He is author of Outsourcing Ground Handling...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (2): 321–346.
Published: 01 April 2012
... market calculus, while attractive, has various constraints. 332 The South Atlantic Quarterly • Spring 2012 However, value can be increased if the price of drug development is reduced. This is best achieved by reducing the cost of clinical trials through outsourcing trials...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 733–747.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... To do so, delivery and ride-hailing platforms present themselves as simple intermediaries bringing together different types of users (customers and service contractors) and operate according to what Nick Srnicek calls a hyper-outsourced model where fixed capital, workers, main- tenance costs...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 741–761.
Published: 01 October 2012
... markets, through vertical disintegration, outsourcing, temping, and casual hiring practices, has been one of the chosen routes to competitiveness and profit restoration for firms in a range of industries, especially those operating in highly price-sensitive markets with broad and deep consequences...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2006) 105 (1): 55–69.
Published: 01 January 2006
... not count as torture. The torture, atrocities, and deaths at Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo were soon under way. When convenient, as ex-prisoners have testified, the work of U.S. torture was outsourced to Pakistan, Egypt, 6 or other obliging governments. Across the board, the U.S...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (4): 779–793.
Published: 01 October 2023
... cheap services as well as opportunities for income. With few costs, these “lean platforms” outsource nearly all their assets—workers, fixed capital, maintenance, and training. They control “their most important asset: the platform of software and data analytics,” giving them “a bare extractive minimum...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 119–134.
Published: 01 January 2015
... to unfold in the 1960s and 1970s” (Neilson 2012: 324). Today, logistics has a lead role in organizing the world. Anna Tsing (2009: 148) refers to the logis- tical present with the label of “supply chain capitalism,” which “here refers to commodity chains based on subcontracting, outsourcing, and allied...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 643–661.
Published: 01 October 2012
... frees itself of the burdens of social insur­ ance and outsources risk to the contractor in personal services, who thereby becomes responsible for hedging against the whole spectrum of vital contingencies once insured by the state. As generic wage labor comes to coincide with the hitherto peripheral...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 681–700.
Published: 01 October 2012
... yet parallel shifts in the conditions and valuation of new forms of labor in India. While call centers are thought of in the United States as a sign of outsourcing and often as a mark of a shift in industrialized economies to postmodern, flexible production, com- mercial surrogacy is not often...