×


 x 

Shopping cart
30%OFFFrank Levy - The New Division of Labor: How Computers Are Creating the Next Job Market - 9780691124025 - V9780691124025
Stock image for illustration purposes only - book cover, edition or condition may vary.

The New Division of Labor: How Computers Are Creating the Next Job Market

€ 40.99
€ 28.84
You save € 12.15!
FREE Delivery in Ireland
Description for The New Division of Labor: How Computers Are Creating the Next Job Market Paperback. Shows how computers are changing the employment landscape and how the right kinds of education can ease the transition to the new job market. This book tells stories of people at work - a high-end financial advisor, a customer service representative, a pair of successful chefs, a cardiologist, and an automotive mechanic. Num Pages: 192 pages, 2 halftones. 10 line illus. BIC Classification: KCF; UBJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 236 x 163 x 12. Weight in Grams: 272.
As the current recession ends, many workers will not be returning to the jobs they once held--those jobs are gone. In The New Division of Labor, Frank Levy and Richard Murnane show how computers are changing the employment landscape and how the right kinds of education can ease the transition to the new job market. The book tells stories of people at work--a high-end financial advisor, a customer service representative, a pair of successful chefs, a cardiologist, an automotive mechanic, the author Victor Hugo, floor traders in a London financial exchange. The authors merge these stories with insights from cognitive ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
New Jersey, United States
ISBN
9780691124025
SKU
V9780691124025
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-1

About Frank Levy
Frank Levy and Richard J. Murnane coauthored the bestselling "Teaching the New Basic Skills" (Free Press). Levy is the Daniel Rose Professor of Urban Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His books include "The New Dollars and Dreams: American Incomes and Economic Change". Murnane, an economist, is Juliana W. and William Foss Thompson Professor of Education and Society at ... Read more

Reviews for The New Division of Labor: How Computers Are Creating the Next Job Market
"Behind all the angst about computers and outsourcing destroying American livelihoods lies a story about economic change and its effect on workers. With welcome clarity, brevity, and insight, Levy and Murnane tell us how to make sense of the time in which we live."
David Wessel, "Capital" columnist, Wall Street Journal "In their brilliant new book The New Division of Labor: ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for The New Division of Labor: How Computers Are Creating the Next Job Market


Subscribe to our newsletter

News on special offers, signed editions & more!