New book: Politics of Precarity: Migrant Conditions, Struggles and Experiences

In Politics of Precarity: Migrant Conditions, Struggles and Experiences, edited by Carl-Ulrik Schierup and Martin Bak Jørgensen, Associate Professor at Department of Culture and Global Studies, the contributing authors look into precarity. Precarity has become a buzzword in as well academia as among activist.

In Politics of Precarity: Migrant Conditions, Struggles and Experiences, edited by Carl-Ulrik Schierup and Martin Bak Jorgensen, the contributing authors look into precarity. Precarity has become a buzzword in as well academia as among activist. The book depicts precarity as being both a condition and a mobilizing force for resistance. The volume asks questions that investigate conditions and resistance across diverse cases such as first generation urbanites in China, migrant pensioners and unemployed youth in Sweden and Spain, refugees in Germany, irregular and regular migrants in Southern Europe, Turkey, Russia the United States and South Africa. Contributors are: Susanne Bregnbaek, Ines Calzada, Maribel Casas-Cortes, Anna Gavanas, Gregoris Ioannou, Martin Bak Jorgensen, Irina Kuznetsova-Morenko, Ronaldo Munck, Dimitris Parsanoglou, John Round, Carl-Ulrik Schierup, Peter Schultz Jorgensen, Nazli Senses, Vassilis Tsianos, Nicos Trimikliniotis, and Mimi Zou.

Volume editors: Carl-Ulrik Schierup and Martin Bak Jorgensen
Publisher: Brill
ISBN: 9789004297814
Number of pages: 344
Year of publication: 2016

Can be purchased here.