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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 513–533.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and uncertainty for journalists, intersecting with neoliberal enterprise culture and the spread of digital technologies to promote an ideology that masks the precarious nature of contemporary media work. The article considers the work of freelance journalists in historical context and argues that the discourse...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 795–808.
Published: 01 October 2021
... rationality whose control over the sphere of work combines new mechanisms of governance with structural characteristics that are particular to a type of precarious work commonly found in peripheral areas of Brazil, known as viração . While such a scenario presents us with a multitude of aspects worthy...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (1): 149–174.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Franco Barchiesi In twentieth-century South African history, from the consolidation of a racially hierarchical social order to the country's transition to democracy, ideologies and policies linking work to welfare have defined the precarious predicament of blackness in highly specific ways...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (2): 285–296.
Published: 01 April 2022
... precarious work gig economy labor law References Chen Yea-Hung Glymour Maria Riley Alicia Balmes John Duchowny Kate Harrison Robert Matthay Ellicott Bibbins-Domingo Kirsten . 2021 . “ Excess Mortality Associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic among Californians 18–65...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 430–438.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Rhacel Salazar Parreñas; Rachel Silvey Domestic workers comprise the largest group of female migrant workers today, and they are among the most precarious workers internationally. This article explores the aspects of the organization of domestic work that contribute to keeping it an insecure...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (1): 196–209.
Published: 01 January 2014
...- duction of the stateless. Understanding the precarious living and working 208  The South Atlantic Quarterly • Against the Day • Winter 2014 conditions of the protesters will help not only to abolish the division between the two Russias, but also to find new directions of struggle and ways...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 195–203.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the Romanians have greater freedom of movement than the Africans, they are less inclined to mount collective action to demand better wages and working conditions. By contrast, the Africans’ more precarious legal position “traps” them in the area and forces them to organize to improve their working...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (2): 411–423.
Published: 01 April 2016
... critics have noted, the rights won through “marriage equality” are also caught up with significant dangers and difficulties, including the displacement of what, drawing on the work of Jacques Rancière, I call a queer politics of “dissensus” by a new “homonormative” consensus. In itself, however...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2024) 123 (1): 214–224.
Published: 01 January 2024
... lineage as a Longko, something that his grandparents had identified in him, and that he lives out through helping and defending those who could be considered weaker than him. But it also intersects with his personal history of experiencing coercion as a Mapuche activist, and in precarious work settings...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 410–419.
Published: 01 April 2018
... the ’oor on wages and working conditions in the day-labor market is through collective action—organizing informal hir- ing sites to set wage minima, shun abusive employers, and defend the right to stand in public spaces to look for employment. However, the highly precarious nature of on-demand...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 632–646.
Published: 01 July 2017
... of working within cis-dominated workplaces, alongside the underfunding of the LGBTQ voluntary sector amid general conditions of downsized, disinvested, and precarious work, housing and public services, and the ongoing criminalization of sex work. Further checks of one’s immi- gration status will only...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 749–762.
Published: 01 October 2021
.../cyborgology/2011/11/17/incidental-productivity-value-and-social-media/ . Peticca-Harris Amanda deGama Nadia Ravishankar M. N. . 2018 . “ Postcapitalist Precarious Work and Those in the ‘Drivers’ Seat: Exploring the Motivations and Lived Experiences of Uber Drivers in Canada .” Organization...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 763–781.
Published: 01 October 2012
... involve it), and the work contract is both more precarious and infinite in its reach (in the case of zero- hour contracts or the more comprehensive injunction to constant avail- ability and preparedness). Under these circumstances, arguments seem to range from a reassertion of contractual right...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 439–448.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of this aspect of the “›ght” links the prudent management of everyday time to a life trajectory of upward mobility and the gradual stabili- zation of a life course hitherto disrupted by migrations and precarious work. Thus, says one upbeat day laborer, “On the corner . . . every employer is an opportunity...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 741–761.
Published: 01 October 2012
... mecha- nisms to regulate downward pressures on wages and working conditions, low-road practices will prevail. Workers are effectively forced to remain in the shadows, reluctant to press for their rights because most are unauthor- ized migrants and all are reliant on precarious employment in crowded job...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (1): 210–219.
Published: 01 January 2022
... migrated from Turkey. During the neoliberal era in the United States and in Europe, higher education has increasingly been privatized and academic work has become precarious.3 Despite the questionable conditions of academic freedom within North America itself, where women, people of color, and politically...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 733–747.
Published: 01 October 2021
... masculinities References Arcy Jacquelyn . 2016 . “ Emotion Work: Considering Gender in Digital Labor .” Feminist Media Studies 16 , no. 2 : 365 – 68 . Armano Emiliana Bove Arianna Murgia Annalisa . 2017 . Mapping Precariousness, Labour Insecurity, and Uncertain Livelihoods...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (2): 331–353.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of precarious 338  The South Atlantic Quarterly • April 2015 work as a generalized condition and new forms of employment contracts and working agreements that not only are divested of any form of social protec- tion but which concern forms of work and, crucially, wages that are uncer- tain...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 535–552.
Published: 01 July 2015
... . 2006 . Brands: Meaning and Value in Media Culture . London : Routledge . Banks Mark . 2007 . The Politics of Cultural Work . Basingstoke : Palgrave . Berardi Franco . 2009a . Precarious Rhapsody: Semiocapitalism and the Pathologies of Post-Alpha Generation . London : Minor...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 621–641.
Published: 01 October 2012
... production. Thus whether as precarious work- ers in the cognitive and creative industries,4 as ambitious, self-actualizing Adkins Out of Work or Out of Time? 623 can-do girls who train, strategize, and compete for success at work,5 as highly credentialized professionals and managers,6 as low-paid workers...