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Debates on the centrality of work

"Re-Constituting Work: Trends towards Knowledge Work and Info-Normative Control"

by Frenkel, Steve; Korczynski, Marek; Donoghue, Leigh; Shire, Karen (1995)


Although the trajectory of advanced societies is controversial, the changing nature of work, power and the social division of labour is central to images of post-industrialism, post- fordism, post-modernism, information society and disorganised capitalism (Bell 1973; Drucker 1993; Crook et al. 1992; Masuda 1990; Lash and Urry 1987). Most authors agree that new forms of work organisation are emerging and that these are related to major changes in technology (Appelbaum and Batt 1994; Mathews 1994). However, there has …


Knowledge, Control, Social Division Of Labour


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