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The Liminal Worker : An Ethnography of Work, Unemployment and Precariousness in Contemporary Greece - Manos Spyridakis

The Liminal Worker

An Ethnography of Work, Unemployment and Precariousness in Contemporary Greece

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Published: 28th December 2013
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The Liminal Worker examines the experience of work, employment, employment insecurity and precariousness in a context of high unemployment and welfare state crisis in modern Greece. A theoretically-informed, anthropological exploration of the notion of work in contemporary western society and its relation to processes of political decision making, this book challenges the mainstream conception of work as an economic or purely productive activity, presenting a comparative analysis of work as a social phenomenon. Drawing on original empirical research, it explores the key themes of the transformation, experience, meaning and narrative of work and its relation to attendant social policies.

ISBN: 9781472400987
ISBN-10: 1472400984
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 274
Published: 28th December 2013