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Randle, Keith

Virtual Workers and the Global Labour Market

Randle, Keith - Virtual Workers and the Global Labour Market, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Who Are Virtual Workers?

1. Positioning Virtual Workers Within Space, Time, and Social Dynamics
Juliet Webster, Keith Randle

Part II. Virtual Occupations, Work Processes and Preparation for the Virtual Labour Market

2. Engineering Lifestyles: Career Choices in Late Modernity
Jörg Müller

3. Young Entrepreneurs and Creative Collectives: Greek New Media Workers in Constant Crisis
Martha Michailidou, Eleni Kostala

4. Virtual Innovation Work: Labour, Creativity, and Standardisation
Sabine Pfeiffer, Daniela Wühr, Petra Schütt

5. It‘s on the Cards: Emerging Employment Relationships in Online Poker
Kaire Holts, Romina Surugiu

6. Recruitment, Work, and Identity in Community Management: Passion, Precarity, and Play
Aphra Kerr

Part III. The Conditions and Experiences of Virtual Work

7. Rhythms of Creativity and Power in Freelance Creative Work
Frederick H. Pitts

8. Towards More Insecurity? Virtual Work and the Sustainability of Creative Labour
Jaka Primorac

9. The Fragile Professional Identities of Digital Journalists in Romania
Romina Surugiu

10. Presence and Absence in Global Virtual Team Meetings: Physical, Virtual, and Social Dimensions
Anu Sivunen

11. The Presentation of Self in a Virtual World: Working in Second Life
Stina Bengtsson

12. Cyberbullying at Work: Experiences of Indian Employees
Premilla D’Cruz

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology of Work, Organizational Studies, Economic Sociology, Social Structure, Social Inequality, Media and Communication, Business and Management, general

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Dynamics of Virtual Work
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137479198
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-47918-1

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