Episode 7 Episode 7 Employment Part 3 – Fordism and post-Fordism

By Haroon Akram-Lodhi

Enlarging human capabilities can require access to employment that is safe, secure and fairly paid. But around the world we are seeing an increasing share of employment being unsafe, insecure, and poorly paid. Can employment that supports the ability of people to live the life to which they aspire be promoted?

How did precarious employment emerge in the developed world?