Work in the New Economy: Flexible Labor Markets in Silicon Valley by Chris Benner
Work in the New Economy: Flexible Labor Markets in Silicon Valley
Author: Chris Benner
Title: Work in the New Economy: Flexible Labor Markets in Silicon Valley
ISBN10: 0631232494
ISBN13: 978-0631232490
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
Pages:
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (August 15, 2002)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1871 kb
Size epub: 1616 kb
Rating: 4.0 ✪
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Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Subcategory: Politics & Government
This book contributes to our understanding of the transformation of work in the information economy, through a detailed examination of labor markets in Silicon Valley. It provides an original and insightful analysis of flexible labor including growing volatility in work demands and increasingly tenuous employment relations.

  • Contributes to our understanding of the transformation of work in the information economy, through a detailed examination of labor markets in Silicon Valley.
  • Provides an original and insightful analysis of flexible labor including growing volatility in work demands and increasingly tenuous employment relations.
  • Examines the increasingly important role of labor market intermediaries.
  • Shows that some workers clearly thrive in this vibrant context, but many face high levels of insecurity admist growing inquality.