IndexAckroyd17, 83, 84age18, 80, 108, 109, 111, 113, 130agency work34, 132agriculture14, 24, 85, 104, 105106, 117, 130semi-subsistence14, 18, 129Apple128, 146, 147Asia136, 149, 151assembly process61, 66, 162atmosphere77, 82, 87, 92, 124, 164attire72, 73austerity measures36, 40, 46, 141, 145badge74, 88Bandelj4, 21, 26, 102Bangladesh151banks25, 27, 28, 29, 34, 64, 130Barrientos8, 44Blyton12, 5, 14, 117, 126, 159Bochum55, 126, 151, 152Bohle4, 10boredom17, 83, 84, 85, 98Bosch145, 166Brass2, 44, 159breaks73, 77, 89, 110, 162Brenner45, 46Bucharest29, 50, 51, 154Bulgaria32, 33Burawoy6, 9, 12, 83, 90, 119, 160cameras13, 67, 73, 78, 88, 91, 148canteen76, 77, 80, 92, 93capital2, 6, 38, 45, 119, 122, 137, 138, 145, 147external19, 121, 122, 140capitalism136, 137care of children10, 106, 109chaos20, 24, 25, 33children10, 67, 106, 108, 109, 110, 113, 117China12, 16, 9697, 124, 135, 150, 151cigarettes77, 89Clark4Cleaning staff95, 96clowning84, 87, 89Cluj50, 127, 128, 142, 143, 144, 145, 148, 149, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156coffee77, 80, 87, 89, 133Collier16, 46, 47, 160Collinson17, 83, 84commodification5, 6, 9, 11, 116, 119communities13, 6, 11, 15, 55, 58, 59, 104, 113, 121, 138, 161, 164, 165host15, 102, 166local3, 12, 15, 44, 62, 136, 138competition12, 32, 34, 136, 151, 159global98, 119, 126, 165computers48, 63, 66, 70, 74, 109, 131concept46, 95, 114, 138, 140, 159configurations45conflict23, 33, 38, 41conspiracy95, 97, 100conspiratorial character94, 95contextfamilial81, 118post-Socialist99, 116, 119control8, 10, 17, 25, 40, 47, 78, 84, 88, 89, 92, 94, 134, 157, 159corruption25, 27, 33, 37, 39, 40, 143Cowie5, 9, 60, 117, 135, 136, 139Cravey5, 10CV62, 63, 65, 79decision makers124, 14849, 164Dunn7, 101, 102, 136Eastern Europe37, 23, 24, 26, 27, 32, 34, 40, 41, 89, 90, 104, 105, 110, 119, 140economic cooperation28economic crisis16, 22, 35, 150, 160economic growth4, 24, 26, 30, 32, 46, 54, 122, 135, 161, 165, 166economiesadvanced12, 15, 20, 97, 134, 159, 164middle-income19, 84, 119, 140, 157, 165elections24, 27, 30Ellingstad4, 140emancipation110, 116, 117employees2, 8, 34, 35, 50, 52, 61, 6367, 111, 125, 132, 133, 148, 15253, 159direct54, 63, 64new67equipment48, 70, 73, 74, 78, 95, 114, 162ethnography1112, 47, 160European Commission20, 32, 33, 37, 39, 40European Investment Bank35European Union16, 21, 22, 26, 38, 41, 43, 47, 53, 145, 152, 153accession31, 32, 33, 34, 41, 104, 145exploitation6, 10, 90, 97, 119, 122families9, 10, 11, 101, 102, 103, 106, 107, 110, 111, 113, 115, 11619, 130, 163extended60, 81, 101, 106, 108, 115family members102, 1078, 110, 11213, 116, 118, 163fieldwork12food76, 77, 78, 80, 105, 107, 114, 116food production104, 105, 106, 114subsistence104, 105, 107foreign investments3, 11, 15, 16, 18, 2126, 28, 102, 117, 119, 121, 165, 166Freyberg-Inan31, 36, 129fun77, 82, 85, 86, 89, 109, 114gardens53, 105, 106, 109, 112, 133Gereffi42, 43Germanjournalists54, 55media54, 55workers55, 152global economy7, 15, 19, 21, 40, 41, 135, 136, 137, 141, 148, 153, 157, 160global value chains15, 17, 41, 43, 44, 45, 46, 94, 100, 102, 137, 139, 145, 157, 163governance31, 42, 43government16, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 37, 54, 144grandparents112, 115, 117Greskovits4, 10Guga34, 36, 41, 129Harvey1415, 135, 139Hayter36, 99, 129Holmes83home8, 10, 60, 74, 76, 77, 80, 101, 102, 103, 107, 108, 110, 113, 11418Hopkins42hosting community11, 13, 16, 53, 134, 153, 157, 164household duties81, 106, 110, 115, 117, 129humour17, 82, 83, 84, 86, 87, 88, 91, 93, 94, 95, 98, 99, 100, 162India76, 9192, 144, 151industrial labour3, 5, 31, 70, 101inflation24, 26, 27, 37infrastructure3, 12, 39, 46, 50, 69, 134, 142, 153, 165intergenerational exceptionalism112International Monetary Fund20, 23, 24, 26, 27, 29, 30, 34, 35, 37internet48, 71, 87, 146investor16, 5051, 54, 56, 5758, 123, 125, 126, 127, 137, 148, 152, 15758, 164, 166invigilation91, 92, 99iPhone146, 147Jenkins12, 5, 14, 117, 126, 159jokes42, 62, 76, 84, 86, 87, 8894, 98, 99, 100, 114socialist17, 90, 91journalists49, 55, 57, 120, 141, 143journey14, 17, 161, 162Jucu58, 142, 155, 156Kideckel14, 30, 101, 102, 113, 118King11, 20, 30, 32Korczynski17, 86labour arbitrage12, 12, 135, 159, 161, 163, 165labour code36, 129labour conditions8, 10, 34, 80labour costs2, 120, 122, 159, 163lower2, 159labour market3, 9, 11, 14, 28, 39, 40, 111, 119, 134, 154, 160, 165Lampland and Nadkarni17, 90, 93, 94, 95, 96language17, 61, 69, 70, 71, 72, 162working70layoffs10, 30, 31, 54, 64, 123, 124, 129, 134, 152, 157, 165learning61, 67, 68, 157Lefebvre, Henri45line managers66, 70, 82, 94line operators63, 64, 66, 98machines74, 87, 109male worker5556, 73, 75, 77, 78, 8889, 94, 96, 97, 98, 103, 108, 114, 115, 125management38, 69, 78, 80, 83, 84, 86, 93, 94, 99, 107, 120, 126, 127, 133Manele86, 87manufacturing industry2, 4, 10, 61, 67, 75, 79, 84, 116, 140, 162, 163maquiladora syndrome140Marx15, 19meals76, 77, 92, 162Mendelski38metal detectors69, 88, 89Mexico12, 139, 140, 144Microsoft146, 147migration13, 27, 29, 34, 39, 40, 56, 103, 122, 140, 166mutual dependencies9, 11, 18, 101, 102, 106, 115, 116, 118, 129, 163myths88, 89, 95, 98Nadeem2, 76, 136, 159Nadkarni17, 90, 93, 94, 95, 96Nokia1314, 34, 38, 94, 99, 124, 126, 130, 142, 143, 144, 146, 147, 148, 150, 151, 152, 153, 155, 156Nokia Village16, 49, 50, 58offices29, 39, 62, 70, 75, 92, 93, 94, 98, 120, 143Offshored Labour101, 103, 105, 107, 109, 111, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 137, 139, 141, 143offshoring14, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 32, 39, 92, 115, 159, 160Ong5, 16, 46, 47, 102, 160opening ceremony57, 58organizational culture49, 61, 67, 68, 82, 83, 87, 89, 95, 98, 161parents60, 105, 109, 112, 113, 114, 115, 117, 133parks, industrial31, 51, 143, 144, 154Pavlinek102Peeters8pensions56, 106, 111, 112, 130post-Socialism5, 7, 53, 117, 118precariousness40, 41, 117press58, 155, 156, 158privatisations4, 11, 20, 21, 27, 29, 30, 31, 34, 36, 38, 128, 129protests29, 30, 36, 54, 55, 125, 127, 132, 134, 141, 157, 164Pun5, 7, 10, 12, 136recruitment16, 62, 63, 64reforms16, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 32, 33, 38, 40, 58, 115relocation14, 15, 54, 55, 122, 123, 126, 127, 137, 141, 149, 152, 157, 158, 165resistance30, 34, 38, 63, 83, 85, 90, 94, 99, 125, 127, 138, 155, 162Roman27, 110, 114Romania16, 20, 22, 23, 2426, 2841, 46, 54, 58, 137, 141, 145, 147, 148, 15058communist141Romanian economy25, 27, 28, 37, 38, 40, 44, 45, 107, 145, 148, 156, 164Romanian employment law63, 107Romania’s Systemic Transformation20, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, 35, 37, 39, 41Rudra2, 44, 159salaries104, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 112, 113, 114, 116, 117, 130, 133, 134, 152low17, 79, 111Sassen2, 44, 45, 159scalar fixes45, 46, 58secrets68, 141, 142security61, 8789, 9192, 97, 151security guards51, 52, 55, 89, 91, 134shifts51, 58, 60, 67, 68, 70, 75, 76, 85, 86, 87, 91, 92, 93, 108shoes72, 73shop floor60, 61, 63, 64, 67, 69, 70, 75, 79, 84, 87, 91, 9293, 98, 111shop floor culture17, 77, 88, 162Silver2, 5, 9, 44, 159Smith12, 4, 10, 20, 45, 136socialism13, 14, 90, 101, 109, 110, 115, 162socialist jokes9099social problems1, 10, 14, 22, 54, 118, 122, 160social reproduction2, 11, 14Soulsby4structural funds38, 40, 104, 145Sturgeon4, 42, 43, 44, 102subsidization25subsistence agriculture55, 104, 105, 116summer kitchens105systemic transformation7, 15, 20, 45, 47, 53, 118, 130, 140taxes95, 150, 151temperature74, 80, 98, 162temporary contracts36, 64, 99, 107, 128, 132, 164temporary jobs57, 104, 129, 164temporary work141tensions3, 19, 27, 29, 37, 40, 84, 85, 91, 92, 102, 160Thompson17, 83trade unions5, 127training54, 65, 66, 68, 69, 71, 73transition4, 14, 16, 20, 21, 25, 32, 33, 37, 40, 104, 105, 117, 140, 141Trif35, 3637, 99, 129unions23, 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, 54, 128, 129, 133United Nations Conference on Trade and Development4, 10, 25, 26, 27, 29, 31, 32, 33, 37, 43urbanization121, 138Varga5, 30, 31, 36, 41, 129Vincze21, 35, 36, 37, 128visions26, 39, 45, 49, 104, 126, 154, 155, 161, 166wages5, 6, 9, 15, 32, 34, 36, 39, 40, 107, 116, 119, 121, 135, 136Wallerstein42Weresa4Western working class84, 135Wilson122Winkler10, 43work attire17, 61, 72, 73, 80, 161, 162workers63, 6582, 85, 88, 91, 92, 93, 9495, 97103, 107, 110, 11114, 118, 124, 12637working class5, 10, 14, 117World Bank16, 20, 23, 25, 26, 29, 30, 34, 35, 43, 47Young workers86, 88, 91, 96