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Confronting dystopia : the new technological revolution and the future of work

Author: Eva Paus; Martin Ford
Publisher: Ithaca, New York : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Assesses economic and political impacts of the worldwide revolution in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics and proposes policies to benefit jobs, working conditions, and incomes in the Global North and the Global South"--
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Confronting dystopia.
Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017057124
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eva Paus; Martin Ford
ISBN: 9781501719844 150171984X 9781501719851 1501719858
OCLC Number: 1008759745
Notes: "Many of the contributions to this book were presented in an earlier version at the conference, "The future of jobs: the dual challenges of globalization and robotization," that took place at Mount Holyoke College in February 2016"--Acknowledgments.
Description: vi, 296 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The future isn't what it used to be / Eva Paus --
The rise of the robots : impact on unemployment and inequality / Martin Ford --
New technologies, innovation, and the future of jobs / Irmgard Nübler --
Expanding job opportunities through global green growth / Robert Pollin --
Building sustainable jobs and supporting human potential in the care sector / Mignon Duffy --
Taskers in the precariat : confronting an emerging dystopia / Guy Standing --
Automated but compensated? : technological change and redistribution in advanced democracies / David Rueda and Stefan Thewissen --
The crisis of the liberal international order : technological change and the rise of the right / Vinnie Ferraro --
Advanced manufacturing and China's future for jobs / Dieter Ernst --
Light manufacturing can create good jobs in Sub-Saharan Africa / Vandana Chandra --
Why and how to build universal social policy in the South / Juliana Martínez Franzoni and Diego Sánchez-Ancochea.
Responsibility: edited by Eva Paus.

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