Thinking labour history. A state of the discipline

Journal title SOCIETÀ E STORIA
Author/s Olimpia Capitano
Publishing Year 2022 Issue 2022/175 Language Italian
Pages 21 P. 105-125 File size 616 KB
DOI 10.3280/SS2022-175004
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The author tries to deal with Labour history’s decline, confronting its downfall starting from the 1970s and approaching some crucial passages into the theorical debate, before and after that fundamental decade. The review stresses the recent input given by the large area of interests defined by Global Labour history. GLH has been able to interrogate the past in a new way, enlarging temporal, geographical and thematical perspectives. The new attention to precariousness is noted as the symbolic object of a historiography emancipated from the centrality of salaried work.

Keywords: global labour history, intersectionality, flexibility, precarity, working class, subjectivity

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Olimpia Capitano, Pensare la storia del lavoro. A che punto siamo? in "SOCIETÀ E STORIA " 175/2022, pp 105-125, DOI: 10.3280/SS2022-175004