On Making a Living and of the Reproduction of the Working Class


  • Imola Püsök University of Pécs, Pécs


In this remarcable volume edited by Susana Narotzky and Victoria Goddard, the authors analyse the places, networks, strategies and the possibilities and impossibilities for reproduction of the working class in places and times where people, families and networks have experienced some form of disruption or loss. Post-socialism; post-industrial, knowledge-based economies and the restructurings of a globalised market capitalism are some of the contexts causing disruption and experiences of loss. Flexibility is the new buzz-word that alienates people from networks, places and pasts.

Author Biography

Imola Püsök, University of Pécs, Pécs

Imola Püsök is a PhD student at the University of Pécs. Previously she has studied at the University of Aberdeen and the Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj Napoca. Her areas of interest include knowledge and knowledge production, environmental anthropology, anthropology and education, youth and adolescence, and post-socialism.


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