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Labor in the Information Age
ToC: "Labor in the Information Age," a special issue of Labor History
Labor History, volume 51, issue 1, February 2010
Guest editors: John Hogan, Peter Nolan, and John Trumpbour
Table of Contents
John Trumpbour, "Labor in the Information Age: An Introduction"
Peter Nolan and Gary Slater, "Visions of the Future, the Legacy of the Past: Demystifying the Weightless Economy"
John Hogan, Peter Nolan, and Margaret Grieco, "Unions, technologies of coordination, and the changing contours of globally distributed power"
Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez, and Paul Willman, "Online Social Networking and Trade Union Membership: What the Facebook Phenomenon Truly Means for Labor Organizers"
Kathie Muir, "'Your Rights at Work' Campaign: Australia's 'most sophisticated political campaign'"
Stephen Little and Margaret Grieco, "Big Pharma, social movements, international labor, and the internet: critical perspectives on coordination"
Kirstie Ball, "Workplace Surveillance: An Overview"
Alan McKinlay, "Power without Knowledge?: Foucault and Fordism, c. 1900-50"
Jonathan Joseph, "The problem with networks theory"
Labor in the Information Age Theorizing Communication: A History, by Dan Schiller; and Webs of History: Information, Communication, and Technology from Early to Post-Colonial India, by Amiya Kumar Bagchi, Dipankar Sinha, and Barnita Bagchi (Eds). Reviewed by John Trumpbour. The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It, by Jonathan Zittrain. Reviewed by Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez, and Paul Willman. Waves of Opposition: Labor and the Struggle for Democratic Radio, by Elizabeth Fones-Wolf; and WCFL: Chicago's Voice of Labor, 1926-78, by Nathan Godfried. Reviewed by Kim Scipes. Outside The Box: Corporate Media, Globalization and the UPS Strike, by Deepa Kumar. Reviewed by Greg Gigg. The Struggle for Control of Global Communication: The Formative Century, by Jill Hills. Reviewed by Janet Wasko. The Internet in China - Cyberspace and Civil Society, by Taizi Xue. Reviewed by Rose Tang. Cyberprotest: New Media, Citizens and Social Movements, by Wim van de Donk, Brian D. Loader, Paul G. Nixon, Dieter Rucht (Eds.); and Global Media/Global Activism, by Wilma de Jong, Martin Shaw, and Neil Stammers. Reviewed by Tom Mertes.
Editor, Labor History
Professor of Modern History
Kingston University London
Kingston KT1 2EE