New connections: social studies of science and technology and studies of work

  title={New connections: social studies of science and technology and studies of work},
  author={Judy Wajcman},
  journal={Work, Employment \& Society},
  pages={773 - 786}
  • J. Wajcman
  • Published 1 December 2006
  • Sociology
  • Work, Employment & Society
Debates about the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in transforming the economy and society are central to the sociology of work and employment. At their core, theories of the information society, postFordism and postmodernity, as well as more recent theories of globalization, the knowledge economy and the network society all contain claims about the dramatic effects of technological change (for example, Castells, 1996, 2001). Yet, to date, studies of work have rarely… 
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