Recognising gender, race, class and global differences, the book looks at three kinds of increasingly important work – green work, IT work and the ‘gig’ economy – within the context of the neoliberal society, the promises of technologisation and anticipated environmental catastrophe. It considers the ways formal work is often dependent on informal work, especially domestic work and care work.
Archive for May 2019
The Dosser’s Bible was assembled throughout the late 1950’s and early 1960s by the founder of the Simon Community. Anton Wallich-Clifford. The Community is based in Camden and from 1963 operated houses for the homeless going way beyond the provision offered at the time to work with homeless people beyond the reach of existing provision. Many major homelessness charities including St Mungos and the Cyrenians came out of the Simon Community