Role of precariousness and space on class formation process: The case of Antalya's tourism workers

Çelik, Coşku
The effects of precariousness, as a product of the neoliberal transformation of the labour markets, go beyond the workplace to become a factor of everyday life, and as such can be regarded as a constitutive factor in the formation of a working class within the neoliberal context. Despite having similar experiences under precariousness, it would appear that tourism workers in Antalya do not develop a class consciousness, and as such do not constitute an organised class movement. According to the findings of a qualitative case study of 42 tourism workers in various tourism centres of Antalya, the spatial dispersion of workers is the predominant factor preventing the formation of a class consciousness.


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Citation Formats
C. Çelik and H. ERKUŞ ÖZTÜRK, “Role of precariousness and space on class formation process: The case of Antalya’s tourism workers,” CAPITAL AND CLASS, pp. 419–445, 2016, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: