The Absence of Work

Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics and the Absence of Emergency  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Oct. 14, 2017
Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics and the Absence of Emergency

Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics and the Absence of Emergency by Santiago Zabala
English | September 5, 2017 | ISBN: 0231183488 | PDF | 216 pages | 6.8 MB

The Absence of Screams - Ben Follows  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Maroutan at Oct. 6, 2017
The Absence of Screams - Ben Follows

The Absence of Screams - Ben Follows
English | 2017 | 364 Pages | ISBN: 1521599459 | EPUB | 354.3 KB

Eleven years ago, Marcus lost everything. His daughter was kidnapped and his wife was murdered. Now, he spends his days pretending to be paralyzed and touring the country, raising money for missing children. He hopes that if he helps enough people find their missing child, someday he will find his own. Just as he's about to give up hope, he finds one of the kidnappers. He attacks her, but she refuses to give him back his daughter. In his rage, he kills her, but not before she signals an accomplice. For the second time, Marcus watches his daughter disappear into the night…
Therapeutic Development in the Absence of Predictive Animal Models of Nervous System Disorders: Proceedings of a Workshop

Therapeutic Development in the Absence of Predictive Animal Models of Nervous System Disorders: Proceedings of a Workshop
by Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences, Health and Medicine Division, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders
English | June 15, 2017 | ASIN: B071GVP5LF | 95 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Compared with other disease areas, central nervous system (CNS) disorders have had the highest failure rate for new compounds in advanced clinical trials. Most CNS drugs fail because of efficacy, and the core issue underlying these problems is a poor understanding of disease biology.

The Future of Work and Death (2016)  Video

Posted by Without at Sept. 30, 2017
The Future of Work and Death (2016)

The Future of Work and Death (2016)
WEBRip | MKV | 720x404 | AVC@732 kb/s | English AAC@192 kb/s | 2 channels | 1 h 28 min | 583 MB
WEBRip 720p | MKV | 1280x720 | AVC@3037 kb/s | English AAC@192 kb/s | 2 channels | 1 h 28 min | 1.99 GB
WEBRip 1080p | MKV | 1920x1080 | AVC@7586 kb/s | English AAC@192 kb/s | 2 channels | 1 h 28 min | 4.80 GB
Genre: Documentary

Leading thinkers explore how technology is going to shape the future of humanity.

The SAGE Handbook of the Sociology of Work and Employment  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Sept. 30, 2017
The SAGE Handbook of the Sociology of Work and Employment

The SAGE Handbook of the Sociology of Work and Employment
by Stephen Edgell and Heidi Gottfried
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1446280667 | 727 Pages | PDF | 6.2 MB

Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics and the Absence of Emergency  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Sept. 7, 2017
Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics and the Absence of Emergency

Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics and the Absence of Emergency by Santiago Zabala
English | September 5th, 2017 | ASIN: B071SDF4SF, ISBN: 0231183488 | 205 pages | EPUB | 23.54 MB

The state of emergency, thinkers such as Carl Schmidt, Walter Benjamin, and Giorgio Agamben have argued, is at the heart of any theory of politics. But today the problem is not the crises we do confront, which are often how governments legitimize themselves, but the ones that political realism stops us from recognizing as emergencies, from widespread surveillance to climate change to the systemic shocks of neoliberalism.

Labor and Monopoly Capital: The Degradation of Work in the Twentieth Century  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Aug. 12, 2017
Labor and Monopoly Capital: The Degradation of Work in the Twentieth Century

Labor and Monopoly Capital: The Degradation of Work in the Twentieth Century by Harry Braverman
English | December 1st, 1998 | ASIN: B00ARF254W, ISBN: 0853459401 | 366 pages | MOBI | 1.43 MB

This widely acclaimed book, first published in 1974, was a classic from its first day in print. Written in a direct, inviting way by Harry Braverman, whose years as an industrial worker gave him rich personal insight into work, Labor and Monopoly Capital overturned the reigning ideologies of academic sociology.

The Future of Work in Information Society: Political-Economic Arguments  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at July 28, 2017
The Future of Work in Information Society: Political-Economic Arguments

The Future of Work in Information Society: Political-Economic Arguments by Andrzej Piotr Wierzbicki
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3319339087 | 72 Pages | PDF | 1.8 MB

This book investigates the question as to whether technological developments will ultimately mean the end of work and, if so, what the consequences will be.

A Socialist Peace?: Explaining the Absence of War in an African Country  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at June 17, 2017
A Socialist Peace?: Explaining the Absence of War in an African Country

A Socialist Peace?: Explaining the Absence of War in an African Country by Mike McGovern
English | 2017 | ISBN: 022645360X | 240 pages | PDF | 2 MB

BBC - Britain on Film: The World of Work (2013)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 4, 2017
BBC - Britain on Film: The World of Work (2013)

BBC - Britain on Film: The World of Work (2013)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 4125 Kbps | 30min 7s | 918 MiB
Audio: English AAC 132 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

This episode is devoted to the activity that occupies so many of our waking hours - our working lives. During a period when new technology was transforming our factories and fierce competition from overseas was forcing many employers to make far-reaching changes to production processes and patterns of working, these films hint at the enormous challenges confronting workers in Britain's increasingly fragile industrial economy.