Temped Out? Industry Rhetoric, Labor Regulation and Economic Restructuring in the Temporary Staffing Business

@article{Peck2002TempedOI,
  title={Temped Out? Industry Rhetoric, Labor Regulation and Economic Restructuring in the Temporary Staffing Business},
  author={Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore},
  journal={Economic and Industrial Democracy},
  year={2002},
  volume={23},
  pages={143 - 175}
}
The article develops a conceptualization of the role of the temporary staffing industry (TSI) in the wider economy, with particular reference to the 'home'of temping, the USA. It is suggested that the TSI should be understood as an active agent of labor-market deregulation and restructuring, contrary to the industry's selfrepresentation as a neutral intermediator in the job market and as a mere facilitator of more efficient and flexible employment systems. The article draws attention to the… 
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