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Citizenship at work in the Israeli periphery: the case of Peri Ha’Galil

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

COHEN, N.
Dept. of Geography and Environment, Bar Ilan Univ., Ramat Gan, Israel
Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Technion—Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel


Description :
This paper examines a struggle waged by production line workers at a formerly state-owned factory located in Peri Ha’Galil, Israel’s northern periphery. Intially an attempt to prevent the closure of the privatized factory, it soon became an all-out struggle through which production line workers deployed their peripheral location and ethno-class identities to make claims for and enact their citizenship (at work). Under constant threats of downsizing, precariatized industrial workers in privatized factories experience a restless citizenship, a ceaseless battle to secure their jobs through what might be called the work of citizenship.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Environment and planning. D. Society and space, issn : 0263-7758, 2014, vol. 32, n°. 4, p. 589-605, nombre de pages : 17, Références bibliographiques : 3 p.

Date :
2014

Editeur :
Pays édition : Royaume-Uni, London, Pion

Langue :
Anglais
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