Jeremy Rifkin argues that we are entering a new phase in history – one .. revolucionario (aunque el libro se llame EL FIN DEL TRABAJO no es que se .. What really surprised me about the book that Jeremy doesn’t even mention La fin du travail a été écrit en , en plein débat sur la réduction du temps de travail. Find great deals for El Fin Del Trabajo by Jeremy Rifkin. Shop with Audio CD Book Fear Trump in The White House Publish Date September 11 (1). Libros de Segunda Mano – Pensamiento – Sociología: Jeremy rifkin – el fin del trabajo. nuevas tecnologías contra puestos de trabajo [1ª edición españa].

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Rifkin spins this scenario from a broad range of illustrative examples and comes to a, depending on the worldview, positive or disconcerting image. Reading the book is an enlightening experience but attempting to review it is a daunting one. Happy days were here again! However, he proposes several government policies that might accommodate the new situation of less meaningful work for all: Nov 20, Luke Echo rated it it was ok.

The End of Work

The author sees no way to reverse the trend of automation and technology that is leading to job loss and ultimately the ‘end of work’. Please try again later. I was disappointed that more time wasn’t spent discussing the transition to an cel economy. Regardless, some sections will feel dated. Rifkin also peppers readers wit I read this book because I’m writing my M. Aug 25, Barbara rated it really liked it. In fact, the Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, recently weighed in yrabajo the issue.

All the while, net productivity continues to rise. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Because there are just no jobs left. That new technology has resulted in elimination of jobs and displaced workers is not a new idea. I read this book on the suggestion of a friend. Please try again later. It is often argued that new technologies will stimulate products and services not yet tarbajo imagined now to provide new opportunities for millions.


The author gives a good historical background to bring the reader up to the current era. When he was asked about the AI revolution and the impact of automation on rfikin U. He also makes a decent case for a negative income tax for certain low incomes, which in my opinion, beats the alternatives A more intelligent argument than most I have heard for something other than a market economy for which I remain an advocate.

The first two-thirds of the book is a glum elaboration of the title. The printed word evokes the modern notion of security, with the emphasis on detachment, privacy, autonomy, predictability, and enclosed artificiality.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. But realistically new future products will probably need far fewer workers to produce, assemble, and deliver, hence not increasing the employment significantly. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? True enough, but not for everyone. It will take little more than a shift in our outlook, the resources are already here.

What if the factor of both physical and mental work is eliminated for the majority of people? It remains to be seen whether it will be enough to screw up and mend the existing system for the better or worse as long as possible, rather than strive for a truly fundamental change in the post-capitalist era. Please note that I put the original German text at the end of this review. Rifkin’s ideological ancestors many thousands of years ago certainly complained that the development of the wheel increased unemployment, much like Obama blamed ATMs for displacing jobs for bank employees.


Quotes from La fine del lavor The future lies in our hands. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. If you are entering the market right now or thinking about creating your own company, this is a must read.

Its also very boring. The price of gas and food are climbing, unemployment remains high, the housing market has tanked, consumer and government debt is soaring, and the recovery is slowing.

The author Jeremy Rifkin emphasizes that we are at a crossroad and that transition to the new era will depend on much thoughtful planning willingness to accept change. We decided that, indeed, a small minority should be cash rich but time poor while everyone else has the When Rifkin wrote The End of Work in the 90s, the risks of automation were looming.

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The book is grounded in a nice historical context, peppered with great quotations, oodles of footnotes, etc.

But only a relatively small number of jobs will replace those many millions eliminated by new advances in information and communication technology. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Get to Know Us. Thanks for rrabajo us about the problem. Great reflection on one of the most actual issues in the world anyway. Learn more about Amazon Prime. It’s evident that Rifkin did his homework.