• Political Science
  • Published 2014

Seeing Work, Envisioning Citizenship - eScholarship

@inproceedings{Zatz2014SeeingWE,
  title={Seeing Work, Envisioning Citizenship - eScholarship},
  author={Noah D. Zatz and Eileen Boris},
  year={2014}
}
What is work? Who is a worker? Labor & employment law scholars have increasingly interrogated work and employment asconstructed categories, categories whose legal definition incorporates a host of culturally and historically specific assumptions. These constructions are crucial not only for workers’ rights on the job but also for citizenship rights in the welfare state. To be a worker is to beprotected by labor law, by wage & hour law, by employment discrimination law, and so on, but also to be… CONTINUE READING