Tag: Work

Between Welfare and Work: Workfare Strategies and Contingent Labor Markets

Jamie Peck
Mapping the Workfare Offensive: Making Space for the Workfare State?
November 9, 1998, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Sciences
Trading Warm Bodies: Restructuring Temp Labor in Chicago
November 11, 1998, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
Seminar for Students and Faculty
November 12, 1998, 12:20PM, 8108 Social Science

The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class

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Guy Standing
"The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class"
Tuesday, November 8, 4pm, 206 Ingraham Hall

Co-sponsored by GLOBAL STUDIES

GUY STANDING is Professor of Economic Security at the University of Bath in the UK. He was previously Director of the Socio-Economic Security Programme of the International Labour Organisation, where he worked for 30 years. He has been involved in numerous research and advisory projects, in developed and developing countries and, in the early 1990s, in the “transition” countries of Eastern Europe. He has written and edited books on labor economics, labor market policy, unemployment, labor market flexibility, structural adjustment policies and social protection policy. Recent books include: The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class (Bloomsbury Academic, 2011); Social Income and Insecurity: A Study in Gujarat, with Jeemol Unni, Renana Jhabvala and Uma Rani (Routledge, 2010); Work after Globalization: Building Occupational Citizenship (Edward Elgar, 2009) and Promoting Income Security as a Right: Europe and North America (Anthem Press, 2005).