Sub-theme 32: Embodying Precarious Work: Intersectional Precariousness and Organizing for a Good Life

Amanda M. Peticca-Harris, Grenoble Ecole de Management, France
Annalisa Murgia, University of Milan, Italy
M.N. Ravishankar, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, Economia – Bot – 0_Calvino
Embodied Precarity
Ulla Forseth, Ingvill Stuvøy and Ingvill Stuvøy
Embodying precarity and staying put: The paradox of cabin crew in Scandinavian aviation
Discussant(s): Gabriel Yamamoto
Gabriel Yamamoto and Elisa Y. Ichikawa
The experience of the intersectionality of Brazilian workers in Denmark
Discussant(s): Amna Sarwer
Amna Sarwer, Charles Barthold, Cinzia Priola and Charles Barthold
Embodied precarity of migrant Women of Colour in care homes in the UK
Discussant(s): Ulla Forseth
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, Economia – Bot – 0_Calvino
Gig Work
Claire Le Breton and David Sanson
The wheel of anomie: An ethnography of food-delivery platform workers riding precarity
Discussant(s): Anna Oechslen
Cecilia Manzo and Davide Arcidiacono
Intersectionality, contingent workers and collective action in the Platform Economy
Discussant(s): Claire Le Breton
Anna Oechslen
"Freelancers must be able to put up with all types of clients”: Affective labour and precarious subjectivities in a platform-mediated work environment
Discussant(s): Cecilia Manzo
Session III: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, Economia – Bot – 0_Calvino
Biographical Portraits and Everyday Lives
Kelly Thomson
Searching for a room of one’s own: The precarious subjectivities of Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers
Discussant(s): Matías Sanfuentes
Matías Sanfuentes and Francisco Valenzuela
Journey to the south of vulnerability: Abject appearance and resistance in the subjective precarity of migrant professional Venezuelan women
Discussant(s): Cat Spellman
Cat Spellman, Jo McBride and Jo McBride
Gendering ‘The Hidden Injuries of Class’, In-work poverty, precarity, and working women using food banks in Britain
Discussant(s): Kelly Thomson
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, Economia – Bot – 0_Calvino
Caste & Social Class
Ram Mahalingam and Patturaj Selvaraj
Caste, dignity, crematorium work, and precarity
Discussant(s): Devi Vijay
Uzair Shah, Niall Hayes and Niall Hayes
Tensions, inequalities and developmentality: exploring NGOs development work with women in Pakistan
Discussant(s): Ram Mahalingam
Devi Vijay and Abrar Ali Saiyed
Killing us with slow poison: Producing infrastructural violence and precarious bodies
Discussant(s): Uzair Shah
Session V: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, Economia – Bot – 0_Calvino
Knowledge workers
Anna Carreri and Barbara Poggio
Flexible fathers and precarious mothers: Gender politics in the process of precarization
Discussant(s): Adriana Rampazo
Viviana Meschitti, Giulio Marini and Giulio Marini
Why do universities make academic staff redundant?
Discussant(s): Anna Carreri
Caroline Nayara Marilac Flor, Adriana V. Rampazo, Camilla Quental and Caroline Flor
The intersectional precariousness of black bodies prompted by the materialization of whiteness in higher education
Discussant(s): Giulio Marini
Session VI: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, Economia – Bot – 0_Calvino
Employment Policies & Managerial Practices
Myriam Guillaume and Sabrina Loufrani-Fedida
Managing employability for workers made precariousness by working conditions combined with difficult personal situations: Evidence from industrial cleaning jobs
Discussant(s): Amber Kersten
Amber Kersten, Marianne van Woerkom, Goedele Geuskens and Roland Blonk
Strategic Human Resource Management Practices for the Non-Precarious Employment of Vulnerable Workers: A Two-Wave Study among Employers
Discussant(s): Áine Ní Léime
Jakov Jandrić, Belinda Steffan, Radka Dudova, Rocio Palomeque, Margaret O'Neill, Aine Ni Leime, Wendy Loretto, Nicky Le Feuvre and David Lain
Precarity and organisational indifference: blue collar older bodies at work
Discussant(s): Myriam Guillaume
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, Economia – Bot – 0_Calvino
Session VIII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, Economia – Bot – 0_Calvino