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Description - Automation and the Future of Work by Aaron Benanav

Silicon Valley titans, politicians, techno-futurists and social critics have united in arguing that we are living on the cusp of an era of rapid technological automation, heralding the end of work as we know it. But does the much-discussed 'rise of the robots' really explain the jobs crisis that awaits us on the other side of the coronavirus?

In Automation and the Future of Work, Aaron Benanav uncovers the structural economic trends that will shape our working lives far into the future. What social movements, he asks, are required to propel us into post-scarcity, if technological innovation alone can't deliver it? In response to calls for a universal basic income that would maintain a growing army of redundant workers, he offers a counter-proposal.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781839761294
Format: Hardback
(210mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Verso Books
Publisher: Verso Books
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2020
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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