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Market, Class, and Employment

Patrick McGovern, Stephen Hill, Colin Mills, and Michael White

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213375
eISBN:
9780191695865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213375.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Drawing on a range of employee and employer surveys, this study presents an examination of the conditions, attitudes, and experiences of British employees over the last twenty years. Based on the ... More


Conclusion and prospects

Hanne Cecilie Kavli and Heidi Nicolaisen

in Dualisation of Part-Time Work: The Development of Labour Market Insiders and Outsiders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348603
eISBN:
9781447348658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348603.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In the concluding chapter, we summarise the volume's main findings and discuss some of the possible, future prospects of part-time work. We return to the question of dualisation of part-time work and ... More


Three Goals for a Future of Less Work

Cynthia Estlund

in Automation Anxiety: Why and How to Save Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197566107
eISBN:
9780197566138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566107.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter 4 shifts from assessing the challenge of automation to reflecting on what we should be aiming for in a foreseeable future of less work. It argues that we should be looking to ensure a wide ... More


How to Steer Your Career?: A Proactive Approach to Career Pathways

Jessie Koen and Roy B. L. Sijbom

in Career Pathways: From School to Retirement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190907785
eISBN:
9780190095475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907785.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Today’s world of work is rapidly changing. The on-demand economy is on the rise, the number of temporary contracts is increasing, major industries are being disrupted by the latest wave of digital ... More


Being Able to Work With Dignity and Opportunity

David L. Blustein

in The Importance of Work in an Age of Uncertainty: The Eroding Work Experience in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190213701
eISBN:
9780190062682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190213701.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this concluding chapter, the major themes from this deeply psychological examination of the nature of work in the United States are presented. Among the major issues identified in this integrative ... More


Forecasting the Impact of Automation on Jobs

Cynthia Estlund

in Automation Anxiety: Why and How to Save Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197566107
eISBN:
9780197566138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566107.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter 2 digs more deeply into the outlook for job destruction and job creation, and adds some theory and data to Chapter 1’s anecdotes about how machines can replace human workers. It reports an ... More


Spreading Work and Supporting Incomes

Cynthia Estlund

in Automation Anxiety: Why and How to Save Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197566107
eISBN:
9780197566138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566107.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter 7 focuses chiefly on the project of work spreading—that is, shifting work from those with too much of it toward those with too little of it. The overall aim is to spread the benefits of both ... More


Is This Time Different?

Cynthia Estlund

in Automation Anxiety: Why and How to Save Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197566107
eISBN:
9780197566138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566107.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter 1 introduces the debate over whether “this time is different”—whether contemporary innovations in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics are more likely than past rounds of ... More


Three Big Ideas (and Some Big Concerns)

Cynthia Estlund

in Automation Anxiety: Why and How to Save Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197566107
eISBN:
9780197566138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566107.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter 5 turns from goals to means. It takes up Three Big Ideas that some tout as all-purpose solutions for a future of less work: UBI, a federal job guarantee (JG), or a shorter work week. Each has ... More


Introduction: Opera, Staging, Technologies

Gundula Kreuzer

in Curtain, Gong, Steam: Wagnerian Technologies of Nineteenth-Century Opera

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520279681
eISBN:
9780520966550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279681.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

Starting with the Metropolitan Opera’s paradoxical emphasis on both authenticity and technological innovation in its 2010–12 Ring cycle, the introduction highlights the longstanding dissociation in ... More


Punching the Clock: Adapting to the New Future of Work

Joe Ungemah

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190061241
eISBN:
9780190061272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061241.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Punching the Clock takes the best of psychological science to explore whether humans will effectively adapt to the gig economy and the Future of Work. Although the world of work is changing at ... More


So Goes the Nation: Southern Antecedents and the Future of Work

Bethany Moreton

in Reconsidering Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056975
eISBN:
9780813053752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056975.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This brief and synthetic epilogue argues that the South’s history lays bare the ways that antidemocratic governance has been used in this country to protect unfree labor arrangements and to blunt ... More


Wagner’s Venusberg

Gundula Kreuzer

in Curtain, Gong, Steam: Wagnerian Technologies of Nineteenth-Century Opera

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520279681
eISBN:
9780520966550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279681.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter explicates how the opening Venusberg scenes of Wagner’s Tannhäuser allegorically anticipate the composer’s ideal of the Gesamtkunstwerk,as well as its limitations. Both the Venusberg and ... More


Creating and Conserving Work

Cynthia Estlund

in Automation Anxiety: Why and How to Save Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197566107
eISBN:
9780197566138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566107.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapters 6 begins to lay out the components of a three-dimensional strategy that aims for a more balanced distribution of work and free time, as well as adequate incomes, across the society. This ... More


The Politics of Hope and Fear in a Future of Less Work

Cynthia Estlund

in Automation Anxiety: Why and How to Save Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197566107
eISBN:
9780197566138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566107.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The Conclusion turns to the daunting political challenges that already face big redistributive programs like those advanced here, and that will be refracted through the prism of automation. Popular ... More


Artificial Intelligence and Human Expertise

Henri Schildt

in The Data Imperative: How Digitalization is Reshaping Management, Organizing, and Work

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198840817
eISBN:
9780191876462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840817.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines in detail the structure and functioning of work routines that involve collaboration between human experts and advanced algorithms. Despite the intuitive complementarity of human ... More


The Promises and Pitfalls of the Data Imperative

Henri Schildt

in The Data Imperative: How Digitalization is Reshaping Management, Organizing, and Work

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198840817
eISBN:
9780191876462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840817.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Knowledge Management

This chapter charts the future developments of data-driven businesses and digitalization. The chapter first elaborates a vision of the artificially intelligent organizations that utilize AI ... More


What’s Law Got to Do with It?: How the Law of Work Affects Automation (and Fissuring)

Cynthia Estlund

in Automation Anxiety: Why and How to Save Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197566107
eISBN:
9780197566138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566107.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter 3 fills in some institutional features of the landscape of work that shape and illuminate managerial decisions about automation: the evolving law of labor and employment and the rise of ... More


Jobs, Competitiveness, and Inequality: Up the Down Escalators in Manufacturing

Charles Weiss

in The Survival Nexus: Science, Technology, and World Affairs

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190946265
eISBN:
9780197571941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946265.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The revolution underway in advanced manufacturing technology will create extraordinary new products and production processes but will also pose worldwide challenges to competitiveness and employment. ... More


The Future of Work and the Changing Workplace

Mahesh K. Joshi and J.R. Klein

in Global Business

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827481
eISBN:
9780191866388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827481.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The world of work has been impacted by technology. Work is different than it was in the past due to digital innovation. Labor market opportunities are becoming polarized between high-end and low-end ... More


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