Book Reviews of The End of Work: The Decline of the Global Labor Force and the Dawn of the Post-Market Era

The End of Work:  The Decline of the Global Labor Force and the Dawn of the Post-Market Era
The End of Work The Decline of the Global Labor Force and the Dawn of the Post-Market Era
Author: Jeremy Rifkin
ISBN-13: 9780874778243
ISBN-10: 0874778247
Publication Date: 4/16/1996
Pages: 361
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Publisher: Tarcher
Book Type: Paperback
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The first part can be pretty depressing, as Rifkin lists whole categories of work that are being replaced by machines -- even service jobs!
However, the latter section of the book shows strategies that might be used to spread out work so that more people can remain employed. I think we would have to fight the establishment to get these options adopted, tho.
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Essential reading for anybody looking to the labor force of the future. Hopefully Rifkin's analysis comes to fruitian