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Standing, Guy (2013) 'Tertiary time: The precariat's dilemma.' Public Culture, 25 (1 69). pp. 5-23.

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Progressive politics has always been about the struggle to reduce social inequities and inequalities. What takes priority depends on the type of society we live in. Today people in rich countries live in societies that are tertiary, not industrial, in that what they do is largely covered by “services.” In a tertiary society, one iniquitous form of inequality is control of time. Time is a key asset. But we do not have a conceptualization of tertiary time. We must rectify that so as to develop a progressive politics of time.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: precariat, time, politics of time, inequality, work, leisure
SOAS Departments & Centres: Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > Department of Development Studies
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
ISSN: 08992363
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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2013 12:29

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