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A world without work : technology, automation, and how we should respond / Daniel Susskind.

Susskind, Daniel, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Allentown Public Library System.
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Allentown Public Library 331.25 SUSS (Text) 34455006683912 New Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250173515
  • ISBN: 1250173515
  • Physical Description: x, 305 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A History of Misplaced Anxiety -- The Age of Labour -- The Pragmatist Revolution -- Underestimating Machines -- Task Encroachment -- Frictional Technological Unemployment -- Structural Technological Unemployment -- Technology and Inequality -- The Response -- Education and Its Limits -- The Big State -- Big Tech -- Meaning and Purpose.
Summary, etc.:
"A down-and-out so-and-so gets more than he bargained for when a wave of automation sweeps him and his kind out to an oil-black, petroleum-stink sea of indolent excess and the promise of A WORLD WITHOUT WORK"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Automation > Social aspects.
Technology > Social aspects.
Social change.

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