Essays about: "precarious workers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words precarious workers.

  1. 1. To What Extent Does Employment Protection Legislation Impact the In-work Poverty of Non-EU Born Workers?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Cyrille Francisco Conceicao; [2020]
    Keywords : In-work poverty; Employment Protection Legislation; Migrants; Insiders-Outsiders; Precarious Employment; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Labour market integration of migrants is key for inclusive societies. Employment protection Legislation (EPL) provides the institutional foundations to facilitate such integration. While the effect of EPL on migrant’s employment is well studied, migrant’s in-work poverty has been relatively overlooked by the academic literature. READ MORE

  2. 2. The unionisation of precarious workers : representations, problematisation and experiences in Swedish blue-collar unions in the construction and hotel-restaurant sectors

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för hälsa, vård och välfärd

    Author : Sophie BANASIAK; [2020]
    Keywords : precarious workers; labour unions; Swedish model; commodification; labour market segmentation; subcontracting; flexibility; fear; organising; community building;

    Abstract : From the Polanyian perspective on the double movement of labour commodification and self-protection of Society, the aim of this study was to examine how unionists perceive and problematise precarious employment and what are their practices for unionising and thereby securing precarious workers. A double case study was conducted in the hotel-restaurant and construction sectors in Sweden with the participation of blue-collar unionists with diverse backgrounds and experiences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Creating Sellable Citizens : A Study of How Job Seekers Are Socialized as Labor Market Actors

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Daniel Karlsson; [2017]
    Keywords : unemployment; job seeking; employability; governmentality; subjectivity; foucault; consumption; arbetslöshet; arbetssökande; anställningsbarhet; arbetsförmedlingen; webbinarier;

    Abstract : On the flexible and insecure labor markets of today, it is increasingly considered an individual responsibility to find work and to become employable. With the purpose of understanding how individuals are socialized to the rapidly transforming labor markets, this thesis examines job seeking as an often neglected site for the reproduction of labor market subjectivities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hard Hats, Soft Protection. Barriers to accessing social protection schemes for Cambodian migrant workers in the Thai construction sector – a constructivist grounded theory approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Oliver Harry Fisher; [2017]
    Keywords : Labour migration; Construction; Grounded theory; Social Protection; Thailand; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Cambodian migrants in the Thai construction sector, work in precarious working environments, with limited safety conditions and low wages. The use of social protection schemes has increased in recent decades, as a method of reducing the vulnerable against poverty and livelihood risks. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Right to Self-determination for those Living in Dementia Care Homes in Sweden. Current Inconsistencies in Laws, Guidelines and Practice; a Qualitative Online-based Study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Laura Balash; [2016-12-08]
    Keywords : Elderly; Dementia; Self-determination; Human Rights;

    Abstract : This study presents a qualitative online based study on the right to self-determination for those living in dementia care homes. The focus is on how the right to self-determination is implemented in daily practice. READ MORE