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Christiaan De Beukelaer

registries. Industry regulations allow shipowners to choose where in the world they register their ships, often leading them to opt for a handful of countries such as Panama, Liberia, and the Marshall Islands, which make it possible to skirt labour, safety, and environmental regulations that exist in rich countries. 10 While these flags of convenience allow the worst excesses in terms of labour conditions, life at sea is hard at the best of times. Seafarers can be at sea for up to eleven months, working long hours in difficult conditions

in Trade winds
Making work pay
Sally Daly

nature of immigration or labour market controls is important in understanding the positioning of both sets of workers evidenced here. Attention to the temporal dimension of migration has specific resonance with the horticultural labour market. By taking matters of time into consideration (period in a job, length of time between periods of work, hours of work and the seasonal reach of specific crops), the insecure labour conditions of precarious workers are highlighted. Indeed, Waite suggests that ‘the exploitation of the precarious worker may occur primarily through

in Spacing Ireland
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Christiaan De Beukelaer

the Teide, in preparation for his book. Peggy joined to learn more about coffee trade flows and the labour conditions of the farmers growing the beans. The voyage would be a major chapter in her journey as a climate activist. Pol, our Second Officer, had left his job in graphic design years earlier to crew on private yachts. The appeal of community and purpose drove him to sail cargo. Our First Officer joined after a hiatus, as he’d left his work on container ships four years prior. Captain, too, joined the

in Trade winds