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Precarious Employment

Stephanie Procyk, Wayne Lewchuk and John Shields


ISBN: 9781552669822
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This edited collection introduces and explores the causes and consequences of precarious employment in Canada and across the world. After contextualizing employment precarity and its root causes.
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ISBN: 9781552669822
ANNOTATION:
This edited collection introduces and explores the causes and consequences of precarious employment in Canada and across the world. After contextualizing employment precarity and its root causes.

Annotation

This edited collection introduces and explores the causes and consequences of precarious employment in Canada and across the world. After contextualizing employment precarity and its root causes.

Publisher Description

This edited collection introduces and explores the causes and consequences of precarious employment in Canada and across the world. After contextualizing employment precarity and its root causes, the authors illustrate how precarious employment is created amongst different populations and describe the accompanying social impacts on racialized immigrant women, those in the non-profit sector, temporary foreign workers and the children of Filipino immigrants.

Author Biography

Stephanie Procyk is the manager of research, public policy and evaluation at United Way Toronto and York.

Table of Contents

: Preface: The PEPSO Story : Part 1: Precarity in Canada : Origins of Precarity: Families and Communities in Crisis (Wayne Lewchuk, Stephanie Procyk & John Shields) : Part 2: Creating Precarity and its Social Impact : "No One Cares about Us": Precarious Employment among Racialized Immigrant Women (Yogendra B. Shakya & Stephanie Premji) : Precarious Undertakings: Serving Vulnerable Communities through Nonprofit Work (John Shields, Donna Baines & Ian Cunningham) : Sacrificing the Family for the Family: Impacts of Repeated Separations on Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada (Aara

Long Description

This edited collection introduces and explores the causes and consequences of precarious employment in Canada and across the world. After contextualizing employment precarity and its root causes, the authors illustrate how precarious employment is created amongst different populations and describe the accompanying social impacts on racialized immigrant women, those in the non-profit sector, temporary foreign workers and the children of Filipino immigrants.

Product Details

Author
Stephanie Procyk, Wayne Lewchuk, John Shields
Year
2018
ISBN-10
1552669823
ISBN-13
9781552669822
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2018-03-31
Pages
200
Subtitle
Causes, Consequences and Remedies
Country of Publication
Canada
Publisher
Fernwood Publishing Co Ltd
Short Title
Precarious Employment
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade