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High technology will destroy more jobs than it creates. This grim prediction was first published in the 1994 edition of The Jobless Future, an eerily accurate title that could have been written for today's dismal economic climate. Fully updated and with a new introduction by Stanley Aronowitz and William DiFazio, The Jobless Future warns that jobs as we know them-long-term, with benefits-are an endangered species.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. p. 1
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication, Quote
  2. pp. 2-9
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Facing the Economic Crisis of the Twenty-first Century: A New Introduction to The Jobless Future
  2. pp. xi-xxx
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  1. The Jobless Future
  2. pp. xxxi-xxxii
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xxxiii-xxxvi
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-10
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  1. Part I. Technoscience and Joblessness
  2. pp. 11-12
  1. 1. The New Knowledge Work
  2. pp. 13-56
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  1. 2. Technoculture and the Future of Work
  2. pp. 57-80
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  1. 3. The End of Skill?
  2. pp. 81-103
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  1. 4. The Computerized Engineer and Architect
  2. pp. 104-138
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  1. 5. The Professionalized Scientist
  2. pp. 139-170
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  1. Part II. Contours of a New World
  2. pp. 171-172
  1. 6. Contradictions of the Knowledge Class: Power, Proletarianization, and Intellectuals
  2. pp. 173-201
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  1. 7. Unions and the Future of Professional Work
  2. pp. 202-225
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  1. 8. A Taxonomy of Teacher Work
  2. pp. 226-264
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  1. Part III. Beyond the Catastrophe
  2. pp. 265-266
  1. 9. The Cultural Construction of Class: Knowledge and the Labor Process
  2. pp. 267-297
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  1. 10. Quantum Measures: Capital Investment and Job Reduction
  2. pp. 298-327
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  1. 11. The Jobless Future?
  2. pp. 328-358
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  1. Afterword: Going beyond the Current Crisis
  2. pp. 359-376
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 377-394
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 395-410
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780816674862
Related ISBN
9780816674510
MARC Record
OCLC
698116871
Pages
432
Launched on MUSE
2014-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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