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Sleepers, Wake!: Technology & the Future of Work
Jones, Barry,
ISBN: 0195542703
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1982. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. Preface by the author, acknowledgements, appendix, notes, bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with various figures. Colour photographic paperback binding with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Just as the industrial revolution rattled the foundations of 18th- and 19th-century society, so today's high-technology revolution is sure to have an equally profound effect on people and employment in all advanced societies. But will these changes enhance or degrade the quality of life to come? Sleepers, Wake!, investigates the impact of past technological revolutions on the work process and labour force. Drawing on an eclectic range of sources, the book provides a provocative analysis of work and technology today and suggests a political program for getting the best, not the worst, out of our current technological revolution. Creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Light age toning of the text block edges and pages with scattered foxing to the text block edges. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 285, [3] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Work - Unemployment; Australia; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0195542703. ISBN/EAN: 9780195542707. Inventory No: 0125092. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0125092  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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