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Author: Andrew Ross
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2009.
Series: NYU series in social and cultural analysis.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is job insecurity the new norm? With fewer people working in long-term positions for one employer, has the dream of a secure job with full benefits and a decent salary become just that - a dream?  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ross, Andrew, 1956-
Nice work if you can get it.
New York : New York University Press, c2009
(DLC) 2008045880
(OCoLC)273815500
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Ross
ISBN: 9781441615688 1441615687 9780814776353 0814776353
OCLC Number: 429904723
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 264 p.)
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction Part I: Creative Workers and Rent-Seeking 1. The Mercurial Career of Creative Industries Policymaking in the UK, EU, and the US; 2. China's Next Cultural Revolution?; 3. The Olympic Goose That Lays the Golden Egg Part II: Sustainability and the Ground Staff 4. Teamsters, Turtles and Tainted Toys; 5. Learning from San Ysidro Part III: Instruments of Knowledge Capitalism 6. The Copyfight Over Intellectual Property; 7. The Rise of the Global University Conclusion: Maps and Charters Notes; References; Index; About the Author
Series Title: NYU series in social and cultural analysis.
Responsibility: Andrew Ross.

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"There are no easy answers in Ross's often surprising case studies of work in the new millennium. His reach is global, from North America to Europe to Asia, as he teases out the contradictory Read more...

 
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