Tag Archives: Precarity

Post-Work Life in Hong Kong

“Multiple Careers: Towards a Post-Work Way of Life” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1937674) is a new article by Lake Lui of the Department of Sociology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. The abstract for the paper states: This article examines the capacity of college-educated … Continue reading

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Issue 4 of 2019 published

Issue number 4 of Volume 49 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This is a special issue titled Precarious Work, Precarious Lives: The Nature and Experience of Precarity in Asia and … Continue reading

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Living in an Age of Precarity

The introduction to a special issue on Precarity in Asia has now been published. “Living in an Age of Precarity in 21st Century Asia” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1581832) is by Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario of the  Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore … Continue reading

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Complicit Networks and Precarity in Singapore

A fifth article for an upcoming special issue on Precarity in Asia is Chuanfei Chin‘s “Precarious Work and its Complicit Network: Migrant Labour in Singapore” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1572209). Chuanfei is from the Department of Philosophy, National University of Singapore. The abstract … Continue reading

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Resistance and a Conservative Working Class in China

“Precarity, Cognitive (Non-)Resistance and the Conservative Working Class in China” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1576215) is a new article by Jake Lin of the Institute of International Relations, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. This is a third article for a special issue on … Continue reading

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Rubber and Precarity in Northern Laos and Northern Myanmar

A second article in a special issue on Precarity in Asia has been published. “Precarity and Vulnerability: Rubber Plantations in Northern Laos and Northern Shan State, Myanmar” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1554161) is authored by Kyoko Kusakabe of Gender and Development Studies, Department … Continue reading

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Precarity and Reciprocity in Myanmar

A first article in a new special issue on Precarity in Asia has been published. “Networks of Reciprocity: Precarity and Community Social Organisations in Rural Myanmar” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1542450) is by Michael Griffiths of the Social Policy & Poverty Research Group, … Continue reading

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