The Liminal Worker : An Ethnography of Work, Unemployment and Precariousness in Contemporary GreeceMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandUrban Anthropology: Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013Description: 1 online resource (275 p.)ISBN: 9781409428244Subject(s): Greece -- Economic conditions -- 21st century | Unemployment -- Greece | Work -- GreeceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Liminal Worker : An Ethnography of Work, Unemployment and Precariousness in Contemporary GreeceDDC classification: 306.36 | 331.09495 LOC classification: HD5961.83.A6 S69 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 Situating Liminality; 3 Tobacco Workers; 4 Shipbuilding Workers; 5 Bank Employees; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
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 transform
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