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The gig economy, workers and media in the age of convergence, edited by Brian Dolber [and three others]

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The gig economy, workers and media in the age of convergence, edited by Brian Dolber [and three others]
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
The gig economy
Nature of contents
dictionariesbibliography
Oclc number
1244627405
Responsibility statement
edited by Brian Dolber [and three others]
Sub title
workers and media in the age of convergence
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- About the Editors -- About the Authors -- Acknowledgments -- I Introduction: The Gig Economy: Workers and Media in the Age of Convergence -- The Gig Economy: Workers and Media in the Age of Convergence -- II History: We Were Always Gig Workers -- 1 Behind the Wheel and in the Streets: Technological Transformation, Exit, and Voice in the New York City Taxi Industry -- 2 More than a Gig? Ride-hailing in Los Angeles County -- 3 Care in the Platform Economy: Interrogating the Digital Organisation of Domestic Work in India -- 4 Sex Work/Gig Work: A Feminist Analysis of Precarious Domina Labor in the Gig Economy -- III Ideology: Thinking Like a Gig Economist -- 5 "The Future Demands We All Become Prolific Artists": Cultural Ideals of Gig Work in Popular Management Literature -- 6 "Uber for Radio?": Professionalism and Production Cultures in Podcasting -- 7 Good People "Belong Anywhere": Airbnb's Emerging Neofascism -- 8 'Uber' University and Labor Recomposition: Struggling Notes on (Dis)organized Academia -- IV Media: Negotiating the Gig Economy -- 9 "¿Qué hay detrás de todo?": Opacity, Precarity, and the Unwaged Labor of Latina Audiobook Narrators -- 10 Liquid Assets: Camming and Cashing In on Desire in the Digital Age -- 11 This is Gig Leisure: Games, Gamification, and Gig Labor -- 12 Uprooting Uber: From "Data Fracking" to Data Commons -- V Struggles: Organizing in the Gig Economy -- 13 Platform Organizing: Tech Worker Struggles and Digital Tools for Labour Movements -- 14 Competition, Collaboration and Combination: Differences in Attitudes to Collective Organization Among Offline and Online Platform Workers -- 15 Precarity Beyond the Gig: From University Halls to Tech Campuses -- 16 The Cycle of Struggle: Food Platform Strikes in the UK 2016-18 -- VI Conclusion: We Are All Gig Workers
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