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Capitalism rebooted? Work, welfare, and the new economy

Author: Broad, Dave ; Wayne, AntonyPublisher: Fernwood Publishing, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 185 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 155266211XType of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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Print HD5700 .C37 2006
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Capitalism Rebooted? Work, Welfare and the New Economy Contents About the Authors/ 8 Acknowledgements / 10 Introduction The New Economy Are All Our Woes Virtually Solved?/ 11 Dave Broad and Wayne Antony Chapter 1 Capitalism Rebooted? The New Economy Might Not Be All that New / 20 Dave Broad and Wayne Antony What is the New Economy? / 21 Is the New Economy New? / 24 Work and the New Economy / 33 The New Economy is Not a Step Beyond Capitalism / 34 Chapter 2 Where's the Work? Labour Market Trends in the New Economy / 37 Dave Broad, Jane Cruikshank, and James P Mulvale Global Employment Trends / 41 Global 1CT Trends / 44 Quality of ICT Work / 46 Canadian Employment Trends / 48 Canadian ICT Trends / 51 Knowledge Work and Productivity / 56 Manufacturing McJobs / 59 Chapter 3 Managing Change Organizational and Managerial Responses to the New Economy / 63 Janice Foley Contemporary Organizational and Managerial Practices / 64 The Impact of Changing Practices on Employees / 69 Worker Protection in the New Economy / 76 Chapter 4 Lifelong Learning and the New Economy Education or ldeology? / 78 Jane Cruikshank The Role of Lifelong Learning / 80 Credentialism and Underemployment / 82 Policy and the Skills Debate / 84 The Role of Training ldeology / 89 What Can We Do? / 90 Conclusion / 92 Chapter 5 Stresses and Strains Workers' Health and the New Economy / 93 Michael Polanyi The Evolving Health of Workers in the New Economy / 94 Toward "Healthy Work" in the New Economy / 101 Conclusion / 106 Chapter 6 From Welfare to Workfare Public Policy for the New Economy / 108 Garson Hunter and Dionne Miazdyck-Shield A Brief History of Public Policy and the Economy / 110 Third Way Welfare Policy / 115 The New Economy and Americanization of Canadian Public Policy / 122 The Future of the Welfare State / 125 Chapter 7 "Solidarity Forever" in Cyberspace? Responses of the Labour Movement to Information and Communication Technologies / 128 James P Mulvale The Noeliberal Prescription / 146 Assessing the Impacts of ICTs on Paid Work / 128 The Conceptual/Strategic Level -- ICTs and the Labour Movement's Social Vision and Broad Economic Strategy / 130 The Practical/Organizational Level -- How ICTs Change the Labour Movement / 131 Conclusions / 143 Chapter 8 New Economy or New Society? "A Change is Gonna Corne" / 145 Dave Broad The ILO Decent Work Agenda / 148 Labour /s a Commodity / 151 Promoting Alternatives Within Capitalism / 151 Towards a Non-Commodity Society? / 156 Conclusion / 158 References / 161

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