Robotization of Work?
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Robotization of Work?

Answers from Popular Culture, Media and Social Sciences

Barbara Czarniawska and Bernward Joerges

In this timely book, Barbara Czarniawska and Bernward Joerges examine the hopes and fears around work and job security inspired by automation, from the original coining of the term ‘robot’ to the present day media fascination. Have these hopes and fears changed or do they remain the same? This discerning book investigates whether these changes in perception correlate to actual changes taking place in the field of robotics.
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Chapter 7: Robotization in social sciences

Barbara Czarniawska and Bernward Joerges

Abstract

In this chapter we review best known recent works of social scientists commenting robotization, ending with emphasizing cultural differences in approaching this theme.

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