Associate Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York, Queens College

Internet Gig Work (Alexandrea Ravenelle)

Alexandrea Ravenelle (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) discusses the inner workings of the Internet-platformed gig economy.
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In this episode, we talk to Alexandrea Ravenelle (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) about her research on gig economy work. Her new book, Hustle and Gig: Struggling and Surviving in the Sharing Economy (University of California Press) details the motivations and trials of those who work on Internet-brokered gigs (like TaskRabbit, Uber, AirBnB, and the now-defunct KitchenSurfing).

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