We argue not only that these twin forms of precarity have become increasingly common but also that they pose a fundamental challenge to established notions of French republican citizenship. Indeed, the documentaries, feature films, ...
Author: Jeremy F. Lane
Publisher: Studies in Modern and Contempo
This study offers close readings of cinematic and literary representations of the contemporary French workplace, focusing on the dilemmas faced by French workers of different ages, sexes, classes, and ethnicities, workers depicted as being caught between the apparent certainties of French republican citizenship and the precarious forms of subjectivity characteristic of post-Fordism.