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Precarious Work in a Changing World Economy

October 24, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Arne L. Kalleberg, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology

Major changes have engulfed the employment systems in virtually all advanced capitalist nations. Work has become more uncertain, unstable and insecure, and workers receive fewer social benefits. This talk will examine how the rise of “precarious work” in the global economy is transforming personal lives and social communities as well as the political stability of industrial societies.

All Humanities in Action events take place at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. There are no preparatory readings for these events.

Program Tuition: Advance registrants pay $18 per lecture ($13 for GAA members) or can take advantage of our special FLYLEAF SEASON PASS—register for all 9 events for $125.00 ($90.00 for GAA members). To check your membership status or to join the GAA, please visit or call 800.962.0742. GAA membership is open to all UNC alumni and friends. Tuition is $20.00 for everyone paying at the door.

Flyleaf Books: Location and Contact Info

752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd (Historic Airport Rd)
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Next to The Root Cellar (Formerly Foster’s Market)
Phone# 919-942-7373

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October 24, 2017
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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