Formal and Informal Work: The Hidden Work Regime in Europe by Birgit Pfau-Effinger,Lluis Flaquer,Per H. Jensen

By Birgit Pfau-Effinger,Lluis Flaquer,Per H. Jensen

Informal paintings – family members care, voluntary paintings, and undeclared or unregulated paintings – is a severe kind of exertions in today’s economic climate, but is still underanalyzed and tested. This quantity develops a finished conceptual framework of casual paintings and analyses systematically the connection of formal and casual paintings. utilizing a coherent theoretical and methodological procedure, this volume explores casual and formal paintings in six nations and contributes to our empirical wisdom of casual paintings and its assorted interrelations with formal paintings in a number of societies. A landmark examine within the research of labor, the booklet demonstrates how the connection of formal and casual paintings is constructing, how this is defined within the particular context of the association of labor and welfare, and within which methods casual paintings most likely contributes to social integration and social cohesion.

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