Precarious Employment: Understanding Labour Market Insecurity in Canada

Precarious Employment: Understanding Labour Market Insecurity in Canada

By: Leah F. Vosko (author)Paperback

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Understanding "precarious employment" and its links to labour market institutions, industrial and occupational contexts, gender, 'race,' and (dis)ability.

About Author

Leah F. Vosko is associate professor and Canada Research Chair, York University, and the author of Temporary Work: The Gendered Rise of a Precarious Employment Relationship and co-author of Self-Employed Workers Organize.


Contributors include John Anderson (Canadian Council on Social Development), Pat Armstrong (York University), James Beaton (York University), Stephanie Bernstein (University of Quebec at Montreal), Jan Borowy (Ontario Public Sector Employees' Union), Cynthia Cranford (University of Toronto), Tania Das Gupta (York University), Alice de Wolff (Independent Researcher, Toronto), Andrew Jackson (Canadian Labour Congress), Andrew King (United Steel Workers of America), Kate Laxer (York University), Wayne Lewchuk (McMaster University), Katherine Lippel (University of Quebec at Montreal), Chris Schenk (Ontario Federation of Labour), Michael Polanyi (Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives), Emile Tompa (McMaster University and University of Toronto), Heather Scott (University of Toronto and Institute for Work and Health [IWH]), Scott Trevithick (University of Toronto and IWH), Sudipa Bhattacharyya (IWH), Eric Tucker (York University), and Nancy Zukewich (Statistics Canada)

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773529625
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 504
  • ID: 9780773529625
  • ISBN10: 0773529624

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