Insecure Work: Rethinking Precarity through Kenya’s Tea Plantations

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Over the last decade, the term ‘precarity’ has become ubiquitous in studies of work and labor, as jobs are increasingly characterized by temporary and insecure contracts; lack of basic welfare provisions such as paid leave; and low pay. The informalization of work has gained pace in a post-Fordist world. And we can expect to see more precarity. The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing employers the world over to think of new ways to reduce labor costs as economies flounder.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date27 Nov 2020
Place of PublicationFrederiksberg
PublisherThe Business of Society
Publication statusPublished - 27 Nov 2020

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