I would like to acknowledge the significant input to this chapter of Martin Carnoy and Harley Shaiken. I have also relied extensively on data and material provided by the International Institute of Labour Studies, International Labour Office. For this, I am particularly grateful to Padmanabha Gopinath and Gerry Rodgers.
Chapter 4. The Transformation of Work and Employment: Networkers, Jobless, and Flex-Timers†
Published Online: 27 JAN 2010
Copyright © 2010 Manuel Castells
The Rise of the Network Society: With a New Preface, Volume I, Second edition With a new preface
How to Cite
Castells, M. (2009) The Transformation of Work and Employment: Networkers, Jobless, and Flex-Timers, in The Rise of the Network Society: With a New Preface, Volume I, Second edition With a new preface, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319514.ch4
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2010
- Published Print: 10 AUG 2009
Print ISBN: 9781405196864
Online ISBN: 9781444319514
- work and employment transformation - networkers, jobless and flex-timers;
- evolution of employment and occupational structure in advanced capitalist countries - G-7, 1920–2005;
- post-industrialism, service economy and informational society;
- employment structure evolution in G-7 countries;
- labor force transformation in advanced societies and employment status evolution;
- historical evolution of employment structure at roots of social structure;
- global labor interdependence - impact of trade on employment in the North and South;
- work process in informational paradigm;
- work and informational divide - flex-timers;
- Japanese model labor market - ways to structural transformation
This chapter contains sections titled:
The Historical Evolution of Employment and Occupational Structure in Advanced Capitalist Countries: the G-7, 1920–2005
Is There a Global Labor Force?
The Work Process in the Informational Paradigm
The Effects of Information Technology on Employment: Toward a Jobless Society?
Work and the Informational Divide: Flex-timers
Information Technology and the Restructuring of Capital–Labor Relations: Social Dualism or Fragmented Societies?