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Precariat, or the New Proletariat?

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Part of the Prekarisierung und soziale Entkopplung - transdisziplinäre Studien book series (PSETS)

Abstract

In the last few years a seemingly new term—precariat has appeared as a revelation in the Polish press. What is surprising to a number of journalists writing about it is the fact that some of the representatives of this seemingly new social class do accept the new status of remaining labour-insecure for life. What they find challenging in the situation is, perhaps paradoxically, the freedom of the potential mobility and change, the phenomena which do not attach them to singular institutions and places.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Warsaw School of Social PsychologyWarschauPolen

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