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Author Benach, J.; Vives, A.; Tarafa, G.; Delclos, C.; Muntaner, C. url  doi
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  Title What should we know about precarious employment and health in 2025? framing the agenda for the next decade of research Type Journal Article
  Year (down) 2016 Publication International Journal of Epidemiology Abbreviated Journal Int J Epidemiol  
  Volume Issue Pages  
  Keywords Precarious employment; employment conditions; health inequalities; occupational health; social determinants of health; social epidemiology; working conditions  
  Abstract The generalization of flexible labour markets, the declining influence of unions and the degradation of social protection has led to the emergence of new forms of employment at the expense of the Standard Employment Relationship, as well as a considerable amount of research across social and scientific disciplines. Years ago we suggested the urgent need to disentangle the consequences of new types of employment for the health and well-being of workers, contending that the study of precarious employment and health is in its infancy. Today, research challenges include clearer, more precise definitions of the original concepts, a more detailed understanding of the pathways and mechanisms through which precarious employment harms worker health, stronger information systems for monitoring the problem and a complex systems approach to employment conditions and health research. All of these must be guided by the theoretical and policy debates linking precarious employment and health, and be geared towards developing better tools for the design, implementation and evaluation of policies intended to minimize precariousness in the labour market and its effects on public health and health inequalities. Our aim in this paper is to outline an agenda for the next decade of research on precarious employment and health, establishing a compelling programme that expands our understanding of complex causes and links.  
  Address Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Network (GREDS-EMCONET), Department of Political and Social Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, Johns Hopkins University-Pompeu Fabra University Public Policy Center, Barcelona, Spain, Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada  
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  Language English Summary Language Original Title  
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  ISSN 0300-5771 ISBN Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference  
  Notes PMID:26744486 Approved no  
  Call Number ref @ user @ Serial 90801  
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