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Book review: the gig economy: a critical introduction by Jamie Woodcock and Mark Graham

Akhil Kumar Adavi, Krishna (2020) Book review: the gig economy: a critical introduction by Jamie Woodcock and Mark Graham. LSE Review of Books (23 Jul 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In The Gig Economy: A Critical Introduction, Jamie Woodcock and Mark Graham unpack the ‘how’ of the gig economy through quantative datasets and ethnographic vignettes from countries including the UK, Ghana, South Africa and India. As the study doubles up as a manifesto for the gig economy’s reconstruction, this is an important contribution to the existing literature that provides an excellent summary of existing research and builds on it using extensive fieldwork, writes Krishna Akhil Kumar Adavi.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2020 11:18
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 23:27
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106005

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