casualization

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casualization (uncountable)

  1. Making something casual.
    • 2009 January, Margaret A. M. Murray, "A Celebration of Women in Mathematics at MIT", Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 56:1[1], page 46:
      But in the words of a recent National Research Council report, women have "entered academia in increasing numbers at a time when opportunities for obtaining more permanent and prestigious faculty positions [have] begun to decline" [] . In some disciplines, the casualization of the academic workforce has reached crisis proportions [] .