Nice work if you can get it : life and labor in precarious times (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Nice work if you can get it : life and labor in precarious times

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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Combining detailed case studies with lucid analysis and graphic prose, the author looks at what the new landscape of contingent employment means for workers across national, class, and racial  Read more...

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Nice work if you can get it.
New York : New York University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008045880
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Ross
ISBN: 9780814776292 0814776299 9780814776353 0814776353
OCLC Number: 897007007
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 264 p.)
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction I Creative Workers and Rent-Seeking 1 The Mercurial Career of Creative Industries Policymaking in the United Kingdom, the European Union, and the United States 2 China's Next Cultural Revolution? 3 The Olympic Goose That Lays the Golden Egg II Sustainability and the Ground Staff 4 Teamsters, Turtles, and Tainted Toys 5 Learning from San Ysidro III Instruments of Knowledge Capitalism 6 The Copyfight over Intellectual Property 7 The Rise of the Global University Conclusion: Maps and ChartersNotesReferences Index About the Author
Series Title: NYU series in social and cultural analysis
Responsibility: Andrew Ross

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Nice Work provides insight into a sea change in labor markets and work lives that has occurred over the past forty years. It is an intelligent work that raises thought-provoking questions about Read more...

 
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