[Marxism] Precarious work

Philip Ferguson philipferguson8 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 18:05:18 MST 2015


While the notion of precarious workers is starting to be investigated by
sociologists, it's hard to see these workers as marginal - there actually
just isn't a lot of secure work about these days, even in much of the
imperialist heartland world.

Some pieces from Redline:

Information technology and the rise of a new servant class:
https://rdln.wordpress.com/2014/12/10/information-technology-and-the-rise-of-new-zealands-modern-servant-class/

Where 'talents' go to die - diary of a US call centre worker:
https://rdln.wordpress.com/2015/09/11/where-talents-go-to-die-diary-of-a-us-call-centre-worker/

Diary of an office worker:
https://rdln.wordpress.com/2015/08/27/diary-of-an-office-worker-2/

Bending over backwards - NZ's temp economy and capital's growing need for
flexible labour:
https://rdln.wordpress.com/2014/12/10/information-technology-and-the-rise-of-new-zealands-modern-servant-class/

The real working life of a chef - a view from the inside:
https://rdln.wordpress.com/2013/05/22/the-real-working-life-of-a-chef-a-view-from-the-inside/

The political economy of low-wage labour:
https://rdln.wordpress.com/2015/03/06/the-political-economy-of-low-wage-labour/



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