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Precarious Labor

According to sociologist Arne Kalleberg, precarious labor is work that is perceived by workers to be “uncertain, unpredictable, and risky.” Precarious labor is one consequence of the generalization and spread of various forms of insecurity since the 1970s. Precarization represents a ...

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