- xi, 336 pages ; 22 cm.
- "First published in  by Bloomsbury Academic."Contents: The precariat -- Why the precariat is growing -- Who enters the precariat? -- Migrants: victims, villains or heroes? -- Labour, work and the time squeeze -- The politics of inferno -- The politics of paradise.Includes bibliographical references.Summary: This book introduces the Precariat - the growing number of people facing lives of insecurity, doing work without a past or future. This book considers why the Precariat is growing, what fears it faces, what political dangers it represents and what would make a politics of paradise to overcome them.