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  • Wage-Workers, Not Slaves : Reflections on Jack Qiu’s Chapter

    Peter Goodwin

    Chapter from the book: Chandler D. & Fuchs C. 2019. Digital Objects, Digital Subjects: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Capitalism, Labour and Politics in the Age of Big Data.

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    This commentary argues that while the concept of iSlavery is powerful and valuable polemic on the appalling labour conditions of many wage-workers employed to manufacture digital hardware, it is less accurate at an analytical level, and when it is extended to consumers of these goods weak both analytically and polemically.

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    Goodwin, P. 2019. Wage-Workers, Not Slaves : Reflections on Jack Qiu’s Chapter. In: Chandler D. & Fuchs C, Digital Objects, Digital Subjects. London: University of Westminster Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.16997/book29.m
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    Published on Jan. 29, 2019

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