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  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic; Trade Paperback ed edition (10 April 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1472536169
  • ISBN-13: 978-1472536167
  • Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 2 x 0.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 20 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 297,598 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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A very important book. --Noam Chomsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Guy Standing provides an incisive account of how precariousness is becoming the new normality in globalised labour markets, and offers important guidelines for all concerned to build a more just society. --Richard Hyman, London School of Economics, UK

Buy Guy Standing's book, The Precariat! Or nick/borrow it! --John Harris, The Guardian

About the Author

Guy Standing is Professor of Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK. He has previously been Professor of Economic Security at the University of Bath, UK, Professor of Labour Economics at Monash University, Australia and Director of the Socio-Economic Security Programme of the International Labour Organization. He is co-president of the Basic Income Earth Network. His recent books include Work after Globalization: Building Occupational Citizenship (2009) and Beyond the New Paternalism: Basic Security as Equality (2002).



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