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Introduction

Leah F. Vosko

in Managing the Margins

Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9780199574810
Published online February 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191722080 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.003.0001
Introduction

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This chapter introduces the book's central arguments as well as the three conceptual lenses through which these arguments develop—the normative model of employment, the gender contract, and citizenship boundaries. It also defines precarious employment, discusses key aspects of international labour regulations, describes the book's multi‐method approach, and summarizes the contents of Chapters 1 to Chapters 7.

Keywords: citizenship boundaries; gender contract; international labour regulations; method

Chapter.  9798 words. 

Subjects: Political Economy

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