Category Capitalism

Profiting from Precarity

by Paul Gilbert **Originally posted at Sociology Lens** In Italy during the 1970s, labour movements responding to and resisting the rigidity of assembly-line employment celebrated precarious patterns of work; precarity was something beautiful (precario bello). This, Stevphen Shukaitis observes, ‘is an eminently sensible thing to say when you think about what the kind of “security” and […]