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That Melancholic Object of Desire. Work and Official Discourse before and after Polokwane
The Johannesburg Salon (2009)
  • Franco Barchiesi, Ohio State University - Main Campus
Abstract
Where is the dignity in what work? Franco Barchiesi examines the impossible disconnect between official discourses valorizing work as the precondition for social inclusion and citizenship, and the frail, exploitative, precarious reality of waged employment.
Keywords
  • South Africa,
  • social conditions 1994-,
  • work,
  • citizenship
Publication Date
2009
Citation Information
Franco Barchiesi. "That Melancholic Object of Desire. Work and Official Discourse before and after Polokwane" The Johannesburg Salon Vol. 1 (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/franco_barchiesi/29/