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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of casualize.
  • adj. Having become or been made casual.


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  • Nelson, the current president of AAUP, asks the essential question of what happens to the ability of faculty to teach, research, and communicate when profit has replaced the public good, and when public institutions are being privatized, while job security is being casualized.

    Bob Samuels: Will Tenure Survive? On Cary Nelson's No University Is an Island

  • Under these circumstances, a rising share of the workforce can pretty much forget any hope of safe, steady, sustainable work and instead end up in short-term or part-time contracts, or “casualized,” as political economists term it.


  • "I feel privileged that they have thrown so much support behind me and believed in my vision, which is a casualized couture."

    Vera Wang's Idea of Empire: Marry High, Low, In Between

  • "How dare the authors of this report come out and preach policies that end in casualized jobs, long hours, shift work and low wages for New Zealand workers?"

    Oceania Indymedia Features Newswire

  • These people should actually be regarded as casualized workers, rather than as self-employed, since they have little autonomy and tend to depend on only one publishing house for their work. "

    Technology and Books for All

  • And the whole world is becoming casualized, if you will, "he told reporters.

    Las Vegas News -


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