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            Jobs, Robots & Us: Why the Future of Work in New Zealand is in Our Hands
             

            Jobs, Robots & Us: Why the Future of Work in New Zealand is in Our Hands (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Salmon, Kinley

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            Could millions of jobs soon be eliminated by artificial intelligence and robots? From driverless cars to digital assistants, it seems the world of work is on the cusp of a technological revolution that is generating hopes and fears alike. But are the robots really knocking at the ...

            ISBN 9781988545882
            Published 10 May 2019 by Bridget Williams Books
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            Who Needs Jobs?: Spreading Poverty or Increasing Welfare
              

            Who Needs Jobs?: Spreading Poverty or Increasing Welfare (Paperback)

            By Lemieux, Pierre

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            The goal should not be to create jobs, but to let people earn income in order to consume what they want.

            ISBN 9781137355058
            Published 20 August 2014 by Palgrave Macmillan
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            Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

            Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It (Paperback)

            By Graeber, David

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            Back in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied that by the century's end, technology would see us all working fifteen-hour weeks. But instead, something curious happened. Today, average working hours have not decreased, but increased. And now, across the developed wor ...

            ISBN 9780141983479
            Published 19 February 2019 by Penguin
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            Poverty Safari: Understanding the Anger of Britain's Underclass

            Poverty Safari: Understanding the Anger of Britain's Underclass (Paperback)

            By McGarvey, Darren

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            'Part memoir, part polemic, this is a savage, wise and witty tour-de-force. An unflinching account of the realities of systemic poverty, Poverty Safari lays down challenges to both the left and the right. It is hard to think of a more timely, powerful or necessary book' J. K. Row ...

            ISBN 9781529006346
            Published 14 August 2018 by Pan Macmillan
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            The War on Normal People: The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future

            The War on Normal People: The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Yang, Andrew

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            From entrepreneur Andrew Yang, the founder of Venture for America, an eye-opening look at how new technologies are erasing millions of jobs before our eyes-and a rallying cry for the urgent steps America must take, including Universal Basic Income, to stabilize our economy--now a ...

            ISBN 9780316414210
            Published 28 May 2019 by Little, Brown
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            Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

            Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It (Hardback)

            By Graeber, David

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            'The most influential radical political thinker of the moment' - New YorkerBack in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied that by the century's end, technology would see us all working fifteen-hour weeks. But instead, something curious happened. Today, average working ...

            ISBN 9780241263884
            Published 14 May 2018 by Penguin
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            Women, Work and Care in the Asia-Pacific
             

            Women, Work and Care in the Asia-Pacific (Paperback)

            Edited by Baird, Marian; Ford, Michele; Hill, Elizabeth

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            This book provides a comparative analysis of the social, economic, industrial and migration dynamics that structure women's paid work and unpaid care work experience in the Asia-Pacific region. Each country-focused chapter examines the formal and informal ways in which work and c ...

            ISBN 9780367186173
            Published 22 February 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            Series ASAA Women in Asia Series
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            Job Coaches for Adults with Disabilities: A Practical Guide

            Job Coaches for Adults with Disabilities: A Practical Guide (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Dillenburger, Karola; Matuska, Ewa; Bruijn, Marea de; Roettgers, Hanns Rudiger; Foreword by Piasek, Blazej

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            For new and experienced job coaches, and those considering job coaching as a career, this practice-focused guide sets out established standards for supporting adults with physical and intellectual disabilities in long-term employment. It covers essential skills needed for the job ...

            ISBN 9781785925467
            Published 15 February 2019 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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            Gigged: The Gig Economy, the End of the Job and the Future of Work
              

            Gigged: The Gig Economy, the End of the Job and the Future of Work (EPUB ebook)

            By Kessler, Sarah

            Praise for Gigged`Sarah Kessler's wonderful book offers unprecedented illumination of the promise, and the peril, of the gig economy.' Martin Ford, author of The Rise of the Robots`If you want to know how work is changing and how you too must change to keep up, you must read this ...

            ISBN 9781473537507
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            Language en
            Published 14 June 2018 by Random House
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            Not Working: Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone?

            Not Working: Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone? (Hardback)

            By Blanchflower, David G.

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            A candid assessment of why the job market is not as healthy we think Don't trust low unemployment numbers as proof that the labor market is doing fine-it isn't. Not Working is about those who can't find full-time work at a decent wage-the underemployed-and how their plight is con ...

            ISBN 9780691181240
            Published 15 May 2019
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