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Almost Nothing: Observations on precarious practices in contemporary art

Anna Dezeuze

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719088575
eISBN:
9781526120717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088575.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book proposes a new reading of contemporary art between 1958 and 2009 by sketching out a trajectory of ‘precarious’ art practices. Such practices risk being dismissed as ‘almost nothing’ because ... More


From Registered Nurse to Registered Nanny

Geraldine Pratt

in Working Feminism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615698
eISBN:
9780748671243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Drawing on interviews with domestic workers, government representatives and nanny agents, Canada's program to import domestic workers from the Philippines is interpreted through a Foucauldian lens. ... More


Fuel and Materials

Robert B. Gordon and Patrick M. Malone

in The Texture of Industry: An Archaeological View of the Industrialization of North America

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195058857
eISBN:
9780197561089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195058857.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, North American Archaeology

As American entrepreneurs enlarged their undertakings and began to shift them from waterpowered shops in the countryside to factories in the cities, they ... More


Ringtones and the Deskilling of Mobile-Musical Labor: A Preliminary Investigation

Sumanth Gopinath

in The Ringtone Dialectic: Economy and Cultural Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019156
eISBN:
9780262315081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019156.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The purpose of this chapter is to offer an account of the types of musical labor in the ringtone industry, and discrepancies in payment and prestige of its participants, and the work that musicians ... More


Police Pushback: When the Watcher Becomes the Watched

Sarah Brayne

in Predict and Surveil: Data, Discretion, and the Future of Policing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190684099
eISBN:
9780190684129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190684099.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter highlights how the police resist and contest big data analytics. Their resistance stems in large part from the proliferation of high-frequency observations and data collection sensors ... More


Noshore, or the Road to Robotistan

Jamie Peck

in Offshore: Exploring the Worlds of Global Outsourcing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198727408
eISBN:
9780191793523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727408.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter looks into a future that even some of those in the outsourcing sector seem to fear—robotic process automation (RPA). The recent development and rapid commercialization of ... More


The End of Skill?

Stanley Aronowitz and William DiFazio

in The Jobless Future: Second Edition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674510
eISBN:
9781452947594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674510.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter assesses the implications of the computer and its applications for the present and future of work. Cybernetics is the most widely applied current means by which labor is being ... More


Linguistic Diversity at Work

Ingrid Piller

in Linguistic Diversity and Social Justice: An Introduction to Applied Sociolinguistics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199937240
eISBN:
9780190267414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937240.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the ways in which linguistic diversity undergirds injustices in the world of paid work and employment. Insufficient proficiency in the dominant language may be used as a blanket ... More


The Usability Challenge

Paul S. Adler and Terry Winograd

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195075106
eISBN:
9780197560303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195075106.003.0004
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

All too often, new technologies are introduced into the workplace without sufficient planning for their implications for the workforce. To the extent that businesses do plan for these implications, ... More


Empirical Data on Attitudes Toward Autonomous Systems

Jai Galliott, Bianca Baggiarini, and Sean Rupka

in Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Re-Examining the Law and Ethics of Robotic Warfare

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197546048
eISBN:
9780197546079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546048.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Combat automation, enabled by rapid technological advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning, is a guiding principle in the conduct of war today. Yet, empirical data on the impact ... More


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