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279 Journal of Poverty and Social Justice • vol 27 • no 2 • 279–294 • © Policy Press 2019 Print ISSN 1759-8273 • Online ISSN 1759-8281 • https://doi.org/10.1332/175982718X15451304489459 Accepted for publication 08 November 2018 • First published online 21 March 2019 article Job precariousness among lawyers in Spain Sandra Obiol-Francés, sandra.obiol@uv.es Antonio Santos-Ortega, Juan.A.Santos@uv.es David Muñoz-Rodríguez, francisco.d.munoz@uv.es University of València, Spain This article stems from an interest in discovering how working conditions have changed

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69 Part III Precarious Populations

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difficulty and desire is precarious intimacy. In this place of precarious intimacy, it can be hard to plan relational futures. Questions of reproduction are troubled: what can be born? What forms of kinship are possible in unknown economic futures? Everyday practices of reproduction are also disrupted: the physical nourishment of children, for example, or the space and intentionality required to nourish and replenish social bonds. Precarious intimacies may also give rise to anxious investments in reproducing class positions: my child must get ahead, she must do well and

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various phases, a crisis tends to entangle itself with already-existing crises, fuelling or even exacerbating those, while fostering crises entanglements that impose difficulties and harm upon lifeworlds. The differentiated ways in which particular social groups can mitigate crisis challenges and build social resilience depend on ‘horizons of coping’, which inform the scales and impacts of crises entanglements. Thus, crisis studies direct our attention towards human precariousness and societal inequalities, as well as the ways in which crises entanglements are

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91 5 Older workers and ontological precarity: between precarious employment, precarious welfare and precarious households David Lain, Laura Airey, Wendy Loretto and Sarah Vickerstaff Introduction There has been a substantial increase in research dealing with the various forms of what has been termed ‘precarious employment’ (Arnold and Bongiovi, 2013; Campbell and Price, 2016; Kalleberg, 2018; Prosser, 2016; Vosko, 2010). Guy Standing’s book The Precariat (2011) drew attention to what he saw as the precarious employment situation of older people (among

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; Scholz, 2016 ; Piasna and Drahokoupil, 2019 ). These are the features usually used to identify precarious employment ( Kalleberg, 2009 ; Kalleberg and Vallas, 2017 ; Piasna, 2017 ). Such conditions largely result from shifting the risks and costs involved in doing business onto the workforce. Platforms cede most of the responsibilities of employers to workers, thus depriving them of employment rights and protections, but they also do not allow genuine autonomy and self-determination of employment conditions ( De Stefano, 2018 ; Piasna and Drahokoupil, 2021

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FIvE Precarious lives post Brexit vote This chapter investigates the notion of ‘precarity’, particularly in relation to the paid labour market and the EU migrants within it. I refer to Guy Standing’s (2011) theorisation of the precariat as the new dangerous class and its relevance to migration and migrants. The fashioning of precarious workers is analysed and put against the backdrop of an EU workforce (Lewis et al, 2015; Anderson, 2010; Waite, 2009). Precarity has been much discussed by politicians (Neilson and Rossiter 2008) and in the theorisation of

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Precarious subjectivities are not for sale: the loss of the measurability of labour for performing arts workers Mauro Turrinia* and Federico Chicchib aDepartment of Philosophy (Cetcopra), University of Paris 1 ‘Panthéon Sorbonne’, 12, Place du Panthéon, Paris, France; bDepartment of Sociology and Business Law, University of Bologna, Strada Maggiore, 45, Bologna, Italy Contemporary work increasingly presents itself as an immeasurable endeavour. The social and subjective spaces in which it is practiced are no longer easily circum- scribed, and the

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Generation, Rent and Reproducing Relationships in London

In a time of increasing social and economic inequality, this book illustrates the precarity experienced by millennials facing both rising rents and wage stagnation. Featuring the voices of those with lived experience of precarity in north-east London, MacNeil Taylor focuses on intimacy, reproduction and emotional labour.

The book widens readers’ understanding of a middle-class ‘generation rent’ beyond those locked out of anticipated home ownership by considering both social and private renters. Situated in a feminist and queer theoretical framework, the book reveals the crucial role of British policy-making on housing, welfare, and immigration on deepening inter- and intra-generational inequality.

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Forced labour, exploitation and asylum

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This ground breaking book presents the first evidence of forced labour among displaced migrants who seek refuge in the UK.

Through a critical engagement with contemporary debates about precarity, unfreedom and socio-legal status, the book explores how asylum and forced labour are linked, and enmeshed in a broader picture of modern slavery produced through globalised working conditions.

Drawing on original evidence generated in fieldwork with refugees and asylum seekers, this is important reading for students and academics in social policy, social geography, sociology, politics, refugee, labour and migration studies, and policy makers and practitioners working to support migrants and tackle forced labour.

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