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When: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
Time: 9:45 am — 11:00 am
Location:MacOdrum Library, 482
Contact:Karen Tucker,

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Dr. Fiona Jeffries, Visiting Scholar, Centre for Policy Studies on Culture and Communities Simon Fraser University

Precarity and the Crisis of Social Reproduction

In this talk I examine the experiences, grievances and demands of precarious workers employed in social reproductive sectors. I show that predominant theories of precarious labour underappreciate the urgency and immediacy of these workers’ concern with the necessary conditions of life. I argue that recognizing the centrality of social reproduction in crisis improves our understanding of precarity and, more importantly, the ways to oppose and contest it.

Dr. Fiona Jeffries’ Bio.

Wednesday, September 20
9:45 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
482 MacOdrum Library (4th floor)
Candidate’s Presentation for New Position in Social Justice Sociology