The End of Work: The Decline of the Global Labor Force and the Dawn of the Post-market Era
Jeremy Rifkin argues that we are entering a new phase in history - one characterized by the steady and inevitable decline of jobs. The world, says Rifkin, is fast polarizing into two potentially irreconcilable forces: on one side, an information elite that controls and manages the high-tech global economy; and on the other, the growing numbers displaced workers, who have few prospects and little hope for meaningful employment in an increasingly automated world.
The end of work could mean the demise of civilization as we have come to know it, or signal the beginning of a great social transformation and a rebirth of the human spirit.
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THE END OF WORK: The Decline of the Global Labor Force and the Dawn of the Post-Market EraUser Review - Kirkus
A professional alarmist's attention-grabbing, albeit overstated, appraisal of a brave new world in which demand for labor could fall ruinously short of supply. Citing anecdotal evidence from a wealth ... Read full review
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This book is must read. The amount of information in this book is phenominal. It must have taken the author his entire lifetime to compile it all. The book reflects on the history of work and how the ... Read full review
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