The articles from the conference on labour politics in an age of precarity are now published as a Special Issue of Dialectical Anthropology, which I co-edited with Andrew Sanchez. The introduction is open access, as well as some of the articles, but they are all great.
Here are the article details:
Understanding labour politics in an age of precarity. Sian Lazar, Andrew Sanchez
Locating precarization: the state, livelihoods and the politics of precarity in contemporary Portugal, Patrícia Matos
‘The landfill has always borne fruit’: precarity, formalisation and dispossession among Uruguay’s waste pickers, Patrick O’ Hare
Precarity, by comparison: the uncertain transnationalization of labor politics between Korea and the Philippines, Elisabeth Schober
“Having a name of one’s own, being a part of history”: temporalities of precarity and political subjectivities of popular economy workers in Argentina, María Inés Fernández-Álvarez
Coping with precarity: subsistence, labor, and community politics among farmworkers in northern Mexico, Christian Zlolniski
Beyond factory safety: labor unions, militant protest, and the accelerated ambitions of Bangladesh’s export garment industry, Hasan Ashraf, Rebecca Prentice
Everyday barricades: bureaucracy and the affect of struggle in trade unions, Eeva Kesküla, Andrew Sanchez
Afterword: reflections on labor politics in an age of precarity, Gavin Smith
Precarious revolution: labour and neoliberal securitisation in Egypt, Dina Makram-Ebeid
Thanks to all the authors for a brilliant collection.