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The Digital FactoryThe Human Labor of Automation

The Digital Factory: The Human Labor of Automation

Moritz Altenried

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226815497
eISBN:
9780226815503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815503.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The digital factory takes very different forms – it might be a platform, a video game, or a distribution center – but digital technology produces labor regimes that often show surprising continuities ... More

Model CasesOn Canonical Research Objects and Sites

Model Cases: On Canonical Research Objects and Sites

Monika Krause

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226780665
eISBN:
9780226780979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226780979.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This book argues that the social sciences and humanities have a canon of privileged research sites and objects in addition to a canon of texts. Based on a comparison to the use of model systems among ... More

Prisms of the PeoplePower & Organizing in Twenty-First-Century America

Prisms of the People: Power & Organizing in Twenty-First-Century America

Hahrie Han, Elizabeth McKenna, and Michelle Oyakawa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226743875
eISBN:
9780226744063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226744063.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book examines the characteristics of grassroots organizations that enable them to translate constituency action into political power. Extensive prior research shows that simply amassing the ... More

UnderdogsSocial Deviance and Queer Theory

Underdogs: Social Deviance and Queer Theory

Heather Love

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226668697
eISBN:
9780226761244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226761244.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Underdogs traces the roots of queer theory in studies of social deviance conducted in the social sciences in the United States after World War II. Scholars in anthropology, sociology, and history ... More

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