Journals Higher Education

Left to Our Own Devices

Coping with Insecure Work in a Digital Age

Julia Ticona

  • Includes new interviews with low-wage workers across many types of precarious work, not only those working through apps and platforms
  • Challenges conceptions of the "digital divide" as resulting from the exclusion of low-wage workers (e.g., low wage workers can't afford access) and argues we have to consider how inclusion on unequal terms can produce inequality
  • Offers a comparative look at the "gig" economy through new interviews with both high and low-wage workers across the country

$99.00

Hardcover

Published: 18 January 2022

184 Pages | 5 b&w figures; 2 tables

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190691288


Also Available As:

Ebook


Bookseller Code (06)

$99.00

Hardcover

Published: 18 January 2022

184 Pages | 5 b&w figures; 2 tables

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190691288


Also Available As:

Ebook


Bookseller Code (06)

Left to Our Own Devices

Coping with Insecure Work in a Digital Age

Julia Ticona

  • Includes new interviews with low-wage workers across many types of precarious work, not only those working through apps and platforms
  • Challenges conceptions of the "digital divide" as resulting from the exclusion of low-wage workers (e.g., low wage workers can't afford access) and argues we have to consider how inclusion on unequal terms can produce inequality
  • Offers a comparative look at the "gig" economy through new interviews with both high and low-wage workers across the country

$99.00

Hardcover

Published: 18 January 2022

184 Pages | 5 b&w figures; 2 tables

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190691288


Also Available As:

Ebook


Bookseller Code (06)