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Introduction: The Crisis in Italy: Anthropological Insights on Changes of Work, Enterprise and Life Horizons
Fulvia D’Aloisio and Simone Ghezzi

Chapter 1. Breaking the Chain, Mending the Chain: A Decade of Socioeconomic Transformation in the Jewelry District of Valenza, Italy
Michele Filippo Fontefrancesco

Chapter 2. Crisis of Production and Crisis of Reproduction: The Disappearance of Woodcarvers in the Furniture-Making District of the Brianza, Lombardy
Simone Ghezzi

Chapter 3. Kin and Economic Crisis in an Italian Shoe District
Michael Blim

Chapter 4. Facing Two Crises. The Disembedding of Society and the Economy in the Furniture-Caravan District, Valdelsa, Tuscany
Francesco Zanotelli

Chapter 5. The Global Enterprise from a Peripheral Perspective: The Crisis and Its Meanings in the Case of FCA-SATA in Melfi, Basilicata
Fulvia D’Aloisio

Chapter 6. Freight Fluxes, Flexibility, and Everyday Tactics: Working in Road-Freight Transport in Italy
Francesco Bogani

Chapter 7. The Structural Crisis of Italian Economy and Industry: The Perverse Role of Precarity
Andrea Fumagalli

Afterword: From the Third Italy to Universal Alienation: Uneven and Combined
Don Kalb


Facing the Crisis

Ethnographies of Work in Italian Industrial Capitalism

Edited by Fulvia D’Aloisio and Simone Ghezzi
Afterword by Don Kalb

222 pages, 19 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-780-4 Hb Published (September 2020)

eISBN 978-1-78920-781-1 eBook