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Television at work : industrial media and American labor

Author: Kit Hughes
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text explores how work, television, and waged labour come to have meaning in our everyday lives by describing the forgotten history of twentieth century workplace television. Analyzing how businesses used television to shape employees' relationships to their labour in order to secure industrial efficiency and support corporate expansion, 'Television at Work' challenges long-held understandings of the 'domestic'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kit Hughes
ISBN: 9780190855826 0190855827
OCLC Number: 1137748705
Notes: Due to be issued in print: 2020.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
Responsibility: Kit Hughes.

Abstract:

This text explores how work, television, and waged labour come to have meaning in our everyday lives by describing the forgotten history of twentieth century workplace television. Analyzing how businesses used television to shape employees' relationships to their labour in order to secure industrial efficiency and support corporate expansion, 'Television at Work' challenges long-held understandings of the 'domestic' medium. It also offers a critical prehistory of the use of digital technologies to extend the workday and advance understandings of labour that revolve around dehumanized technological systems and information flows.

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