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Vulnerable Workers and Precarious Working

Editor(s): Anthony Forsyth, Martina Ori, Michele Tiraboschi; Guest Editors Malcolm Sargeant
Contributors: Lisa Rodgers, Brenda Barrett, Tim Bentley and Marc Le Fevre, Elizabeth Cotton, Joanna Karmowska, Anil Verma,

Book Description

The papers presented here originated at a wonderful conference held at Middlesex University in London attended by experts on the subject of vulnerable workers and precarious work from all over the world. The aim here is to examine different aspects of these topics, showing the need for developing further research in connection with these areas of study.


ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-4897-8
ISBN-10: 1-4438-4897-2
Date of Publication: 01/08/2013
Pages / Size: 315 / A5
Price: £49.99


ADAPT ( is a non-profit organisation founded in 2000 by Professor Marco Biagi with the aim of promoting studies and research in the field of labour law and industrial relations from an international and comparative perspective. The organisation’s purpose is to encourage and implement a new approach to academic research, by establishing ongoing relationships with universities and advanced studies institutes, and promoting academic and scientific exchange programmes with enterprises, institutions, foundations and associations. In collaboration with the Marco Biagi Centre for International and Comparative Studies (, ADAPT set up the International School of Higher Education in Labour and Industrial Relations, a centre of excellence which is accredited at an international level for research, study and the postgraduate programmes in the area of industrial and labour relations.