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Three Lectures on Post-Industrial Society

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ISBN-10: 0262033836

ISBN-13: 9780262033831

Edition: 2008

Authors: Daniel Cohen, William McCuaig

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In this pithy and provocative book, noted economist Daniel Cohen offers his analysis of the global shift to a post-industrial era. If it was once natural to speak of industrial society, Cohen writes, it is more difficult to speak meaningfully of post-industrial "t;society."t; The solidarity that once lay at the heart of industrial society no longer exists. The different levels of large industrial enterprises have been systematically disassembled: tasks considered nonessential are assigned to subcontractors; engineers are grouped together in research sites, apart from the workers. Employees are left exposed while shareholders act to protect themselves. Never has the awareness that we all…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 8/29/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 120
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550

Daniel Cohen is Professor of Economics at the �cole Normale Sup�rieure and the Universit� de Paris-I. A member of the Council of Economic Analysis of the French Prime Minister, he is the author of The Wealth of the World and the Poverty of Nations, Our Modern Times: The Nature of Capitalism in the Information Age, Globalization and Its Enemies, and Three Lectures on Post-Industrial Society, all published by the MIT Press.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Era of Ruptures
The New World Economy
Is There a European Social Model?
Conclusion
Notes
Index