Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology

The New Social Division

Making and Unmaking Precariousness

Editors: della Porta, D., Silvasti, T., Hänninen, S., Siisiäinen, M. (Eds.)

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This volume addresses issues of precariousness in a broad, interdisciplinary perspective, looking at socio-economic transformations as well as the identity formation and political organizing of precarious people. The collection bridges empirical research with social theory to problematize and analyse the precariat.

About the authors

Ildikó Asztalos Morell, Mälardalen University, Sweden. Simone Baglioni, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK. Raimo Blom, University of Tampere, Finland. Kevin Doogan, University of Bristol, UK. Klaus Dörre, Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Germany. Tomi Kankainen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Charalambos Kasimis, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece. Håkon Leiulfsrud, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway. Kirsti Lempiäinen, University of Lapland, Finland. Eeva Luhtakallio, University of Tampere, Finland. Alice Mattoni, European University Institute, Italy. Harri Melin, University of Tampere, Finland. Apostolos G. Papadopoulos, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece. Herbert Reiter, European University Institute, Italy. Lauri Siisiainen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Erling Solheim, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway. Markos Vogiatzoglou , European University Institute, Italy. Stavros Zografakis, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • The Precarization Effect

    Porta, Donatella (et al.)

    Pages 1-23

  • Precarity in Different Worlds of Social Classes

    Melin, Harri (et al.)

    Pages 27-42

  • Precarity — Minority Condition or Majority Experience?

    Doogan, Kevin

    Pages 43-62

  • A European Analysis of Subsistence Precarization and Precarious Risk

    Solheim, Erling (et al.)

    Pages 63-82

  • Tests for the Underclass: The Social Effects of Activating Labour Market Policy in Germany

    Dörre, Klaus

    Pages 83-100

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The New Social Division
Book Subtitle
Making and Unmaking Precariousness
Editors
  • Donatella della Porta
  • Tiina Silvasti
  • Sakari Hänninen
  • Martti Siisiäinen
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-50935-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137509352
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-50933-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 309
Number of Illustrations and Tables
2 b/w illustrations
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