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The Meanings of Work
Essays on the Affirmation and Negation of Work
As precariousness becomes the “new normal,” what do these conditions mean for those dependent on their labor to survive?
Billions of men and women depend exclusively on their labor to survive. For them work is not a choice, and yet the restructuring of the global economy has forced increasing numbers into unemployment, and eroded the rights and economic gains of those still on the job. What does this increasing precariousness mean for today's labor markets?