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Benner, Chris

Work in the New Economy: Flexible Labor Markets in Silicon Valley

Benner, Chris - Work in the New Economy: Flexible Labor Markets in Silicon Valley, ebook

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This book contributes to our understanding of the transformation of work in the information economy, through a detailed examination of labor markets in Silicon Valley. It provides an original and insightful analysis of flexible labor including growing volatility in work demands and increasingly tenuous employment relations.
  • Contributes to our understanding of the transformation of work in the information economy, through a detailed examination of labor markets in Silicon Valley.
  • Provides an original and insightful analysis of flexible labor including growing volatility in work demands and increasingly tenuous employment relations.
  • Examines the increasingly important role of labor market intermediaries.
  • Shows that some workers clearly thrive in this vibrant context, but many face high levels of insecurity admist growing inquality.

Keywords: SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General SOC026000

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2003
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
312 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780470695418
Printed ISBN
9780631232506

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