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The Fiscal Commons

Tax Evasion, the State, and Commoning in a Catalonian Cooperative

Vinzenz Bäumer Escobar

to my ethnographic findings, I explain the popularity of the solidarity economy and the place of the Cooperative within it. I then offer an ethnographic analysis of the Cooperative, paying attention to its alternative employment system and how this

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Building Dignity?

Tracing Rights, Discretion, and Negotiation within a Norwegian Labor Activation Program

Erika Gubrium, Leah Johnstone, and Ivar Lødemel

the presumption of high levels of employment ( Christiansen and Markkola 2006 ; Halvorsen and Stjernø 2008 ). The system’s focus on claimant rights was started comparatively early, and by 1960, the long-ruling Labour Party had established a broad and

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Tobias Schulze-Cleven

economists had done in the U.S.). Instead, this approach portrayed industrial relations as a multidimensional realm located at the center of national politics, where business-labor interactions revolved around employment status and produced sequential

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Francesco Carella

strategy on this. 6 Since then, a series of initiatives have been promoted by the ILO in the lead-up to its centenary, which was celebrated throughout 2019. For instance, a panel discussion on “The Future of Work, Youth Employment and South

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Girls, Homelessness, and COVID-19

The Urgent Need for Research and Action

Kaitlin Schwan, Erin Dej, and Alicia Versteegh

-permanent employment, and are overrepresented in minimum-wage and part-time jobs ( Moyser and Burlock 2018 ), in addition to shouldering disproportionate responsibilities for housework and childcare. The feminization of poverty, linked to the de-valuing of women

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Work after precarity

Anthropologies of labor and wageless life

Rebecca Prentice

relations, even in relatively privileged versions of waged employment. Anthropology's conceptualization of precarity as encompassing “forms of labor and fragile conditions of life” ( Millar 2017: 7 ) is evident in recent edited collections on labor

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Blaming in the Boom and Bust

Greed Accusations in an Australian Coal Mining Town

Kari Dahlgren

potential losses of employment through climate action. This representation, however, is countered by locals who maintain a strong connection to the labour of mining and their emplaced community and who blame speculators like Kate Maloney for their increased

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From Toilet Paper Wars to #ViralKindness?

COVID-19, Solidarity and the Basic Income Debate in Australia

Anne Décobert

support for a basic income. The Basic Income Debate The pandemic has highlighted and exacerbated trends that analysts have warned us about for years: widening inequalities within and between countries; the decrease in secure forms of employment

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Louise Haagh

mental well-being find that “being in the present,” and identifying with activities for their own sake, is linked with stability of employment, especially for women, and that opportunities for control of care responsibilities, external housing, and income

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Ksenia Gavrilova

–urban migration pattern of the Russian regions: a chance to complete one’s education in a larger city is still perceived as a prerequisite for future employment and economic security (Babaian and Liubimova 2015; Glendinning et al. 2004: 37–41 ; Habeck 2009: 199