By Dominique Boels
This e-book examines the character and law of the casual financial system via a collective case learn in a hugely regulated Western kingdom. The ebook, located on the intersection of criminology and sociology, investigates the relation among formal, casual and felony paintings in 3 city and rural labour markets (seasonal paintings, road alternate and intercourse paintings) along the impression of nation regulations on informality. Boels uncovers the differential place specialists take concerning those labour markets, though the presence of casualness and sometimes weak place of employees in each of them. With a particular specialise in casual employees, and during in-depth interviews, this learn explores the lifestyles and paintings of casual staff, together with their reviews with regulators, their motivations for operating informally and their perceptions of kingdom coverage. in brief, this e-book provides a voice to occasionally missed yet an important individuals of the casual financial system. The exact dialogue of the consequences and the hyperlinks to theoretical frameworks will ascertain this ebook is of specific curiosity to students of city economics and governance, criminology, and sociology.