Gender and Precarity in Contemporary Italy: Labor, Value, Social Reproduction

Laura Fantone

Abstract


This lecture examines the emergence of the discourse and movement concerning precarity, one of the newest movements shaping politics in Europe. It argues that precarity is a constitutive aspects of life and identity, not just a type of contract. It is an essential condition which differs according to gender and is shared especially among young women, migrants and poor people.

Keywords


labour; labor; gender; social reproduction; precarity; Italian feminism

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