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dc.contributor.authorTandon, Ambika
dc.contributor.authorSekharan, Abhishek
dc.contributor.editorSatija, Shivani
dc.date.accessioned2022-12-20T12:13:11Z
dc.date.available2022-12-20T12:13:11Z
dc.date.issued2022-12-07
dc.identifier.issn1355-2074
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/13552074.2022.2130515
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10546/621467
dc.description<html> <head> <title></title> </head> <body> <p>Women have a long history of organising in the informal economy, despite facing several challenges around geographical dispersion, time poverty, and lack of recognition. These challenges persist in the platform economy which pose similar concerns around precarious irregular work. Recent literature has documented the adoption of traditional and novel strategies to resist platform exploitation, through algorithmic manipulation, public demonstrations and logout strikes, and legal action. This paper explores the gendered realities that shape workers&#8217; organising strategies and demands. Using protests organised by women beauty workers in India as a case study, we discuss the factors underlying and leading to collectivisation. We find that women&#8217;s networks of information sharing and care are instrumental in navigating opaque and inefficient algorithms that fail to determine fully the organisation of work. We further examine the role of informal networks of information sharing in building workers&#8217; identities which are instrumental in collective organising. Finally, we discuss the strategies and forms of organising adopted by women workers in this sector, which resonate with the rich history of organising in the informal economy.</p> </body> </html>en_US
dc.format.extent20en_US
dc.language.isoEnglishen_US
dc.publisherOxfam KEDVen_US
dc.publisherOxfam Indiaen_US
dc.publisherOxfam Mexicoen_US
dc.publisherOxfam Colombiaen_US
dc.publisherOxfam South Africaen_US
dc.publisherRoutledgeen_US
dc.publisherOxfam Brazilen_US
dc.relation.urlhttp://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/labouring-on-the-app-agency-and-organisation-of-work-in-the-platform-economy-621467
dc.subjectGenderen_US
dc.titleLabouring (on) the app: agency and organisation of work in the platform economyen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.identifier.eissn1364-9221
dc.identifier.journalGender & Developmenten_US
oxfam.signoff.statusFor public use. Can be shared outside Oxfamen_US
oxfam.subject.countryIndiaen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordAlgorithmic managementen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordlabour agencyen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordplatform economyen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordwomen’s worken_US
prism.issuenameWomen, work, and the digital economyen_US
prism.number3en_US
prism.volume30en_US


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