Precarious Work and Flexibilization in South and Southeast Asia

Hewison, Kevin; & Kalleberg, Arne L. (2013). Precarious Work and Flexibilization in South and Southeast Asia. American Behavioral Scientist, 57(4), 395-402.

Hewison, Kevin; & Kalleberg, Arne L. (2013). Precarious Work and Flexibilization in South and Southeast Asia. American Behavioral Scientist, 57(4), 395-402.

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This article briefly recapitulates the social, economic, and political factors that led to the rise and consolidation of precarious work in various countries in Asia and the definition of “precarious work.” The article then considers the utility of precarious work for describing the growth of work that is uncertain and insecure and in which risks are shifted from employers to workers for several countries in South and Southeast Asia, namely, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, and India.


Population Movement, Diversity, Inequality


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Hewison, Kevin
Kalleberg, Arne L.



2013


American Behavioral Scientist

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395-402










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