Research in the Sociology of Work is seeking submissions for a special issue on “Precarious Work: Causes, Characteristics and Consequences.” This Special Issue of Research in the Sociology of Work welcomes papers that investigate or critically explore the causes, characteristics and consequences of precarious work. Papers should run roughly 10-12K words, including references and tables. Papers can develop new theoretical and conceptual frameworks and/or present empirical analyses. Submissions or questions should be sent via e-mail to the editors. Deadline: January 1, 2017. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.