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Precarity and Belonging: Labor, Migration, and Noncitizenship

November 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Join us for a book launch event with UC Santa Cruz co-editors (Catherine S. Ramírez, Sylvanna M. Falcón, Juan Poblete, Steven C. McKay, Felicity Amaya Schaeffer) of Precarity and Belonging: Labor, Migration, and Noncitizenship (Rutgers University Press, 2021).

Co-sponsored by the Research Center for the Americas.

Precarity and Belonging book cover

About the Book

Precarity and Belonging examines how the movement of people and their incorporation, marginalization, and exclusion, under epochal conditions of labor and social precarity affecting both citizens and noncitizens, have challenged older notions of citizenship and alienage. This collection brings mobility, precarity, and citizenship together in order to explore the points of contact and friction, and, thus, the spaces for a possible politics of commonality between citizens and noncitizens.


November 9, 2021
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm


Research Center for the Americas