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The global auction : the broken promises of education, jobs and incomes

Author: Phillip Brown; David Norman Ashton; Hugh Lauder; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st in paperbackView all editions and formats
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The Global Auction offers a timely expose of the realities that threaten the livelihoods of millions of American and European workers and their families. It traces the major trends shaping the global  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Brown; David Norman Ashton; Hugh Lauder; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780199731688 0199731683 9780199926442 0199926441
OCLC Number: 863085065
Description: VIII, [2], 198 s. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. The Promise ; 3. The Education Explosion ; 4. The Quality Revolution ; 5. Intellectual Arbitrage ; 6. Digital Taylorism ; 7. War for Talent ; 8. High Skills, Low Wages ; 9. The Rat Race ; 10. A New Opportunity ; Notes ; References ; Index
Responsibility: Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton.

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a very important contribution to the debate on skills and inequality. * Marius R. Busemeyer, Socio-Economic Review *

 
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