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The Hassle of Housework: : Digitalisation and the Commodification of Domestic Labour
This article revisits materialist second wave feminist debates about domestic labour in the context of digitalisation. Using a differentiated typology of labour it looks at how the tasks involved in housework have undergone ...
The Platformisation Of Work In Europe: Highlights from research in 13 European countries
(Foundation for European Progressive Studies, 2019-07-09)
The Platformisation Of Work In Europe: Results from research in 13 European countries
(Foundation for European Progressive Studies, 2019-07)
Online, on call: : the spread of digitally-organised just-in-time working and its implications for standard employment models
This article questions whether the dominant policy discourse, in which a normative model of standard employment is counterposed to ‘non-standard’ or ‘atypical’ employment, enables us to capture the diversity of fluid labour ...
Work in the European Gig Economy : Research Results from the UK, Sweden, Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Switzerland and Italy
(Foundation for European Progressive Studies, 2017-11)
Logged labour: : a new paradigm of work organisation?
This essay argues that, during the period following the financial crisis of 2007-8, several different trends, already visible in earlier periods, have converged to create a new pattern of work organisation, a pattern which ...
Saints and sinners : lessons about work from daytime TV
This article looks at the messages given by factual TV programmes to audiences about work, and, in particular, the models of working behaviour that have been presented to them during the period following the 2007-8 financial ...
Expression and expropriation : the dialectics of autonomy and control in creative labour
Creative labour occupies a highly contradictory position in modern, global, ‘knowledge-based’ economies. On the one hand, companies have to balance their insatiable need for a stream of innovative ideas with the equally ...