Book, articles, talks

Publications on this project (for all publications of Marguerite van den Berg and for downloadables, see here):


Marguerite writes a monthly column on precarity for the Dutch platform


Berg, Marguerite van den. (2017) Gender in the Post-Fordist Urban – The Gender Revolution in Planning and Public Policy. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Academic articles

Berg, Marguerite van den & Bruce O’Neill. (2017). Boredom after the global financial crisis: From privilege to precarity. Theme section of Focaal, journal of global and historical anthropology, 2017 (78). Free download of introduction here.

Berg, Marguerite van den & Bruce O’Neill. (2017). Introduction: Rethinking the class politics of boredom. Focaal, journal of global and historical anthropology, 2017 (78): 1-8. Free download here.

Vulpen, Bram van & Marguerite van den Berg (2016). De stage als precarisering van arbeid. Ervaringen van afgestudeerde stagiairs in Nederland. Sociologie 12 (2): 149-168.

Conference presentations

Berg, Marguerite van den. (2017). Dressing the Urban Precariat. Aesthetic pedagogies and uncertain  masculinities in dress advice for the precarious. Conference Association of American Geographers, Boston, April 2017.

Berg, Marguerite van den & Josien Arts (2016). Becoming ‘representative’ in the precariat: Aesthetic judgments for conditional welfare in the Netherlands. Conference Interpretive Policy Analysis, Hull UK July 2016.


Adidasslippers: wie kan ze dragen op werk? Vignettes over esthetische arbeid in post-Fordisme. First of August Academy Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam. September 2016.