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Series Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction: AI: Making it, Faking it, Breaking it - Phoebe V. Moore and Jamie Woodcock
PART I - MAKING IT
1. AI Trainers: Who is the Smart Worker Today? - Phoebe V. Moore
2. Work Now, Profit Later: AI Between Capital, Labour and Regulation - Toni Prug and Pasko Bilic
3. Delivering Food on Bikes: Between Machinic Subordination and Autonomy in the Algorithmic Workplace - Benjamin Herr
4. Putting the Habitus to Work: Digital Prosumption, Surveillance and Distinction - Eduard Muller
5. The Power of Prediction: People Analytics at Work - Uwe Vormbusch and Peter Kels
PART II - FAKING IT
6. Manufacturing Consent in the Gig Economy - Luca Perrig
7. Automated and Autonomous? Technologies Mediating the Exertion and Perception of Labour Control - Beatriz Casas Gonzalez
8. Can Robots Produce Customer Confidence? Contradictions Among Automation, New Mechanisms of Control and Resistances in the Banking Labour Process - Giorgio Boccardo
PART III - BREAKING IT
9. It Gets Better With Age: AI and the Labour Process in Old and New Gig-Economy Firms - Adam Badger
10. Self-Tracking and Sousveillance at Work: Insights from Human-Computer Interaction and Social Science - Marta E. Cecchinato, Sandy J. J. Gould and Frederick Harry Pitts
11. Breaking Digital Atomisation: Resistant Cultures of Solidarity in Platform-Based Courier Work - Heiner Heiland and Simon Schaupp
12. Resisting the Algorithmic Boss: Guessing, Gaming, Reframing and Contesting Rules in App-Based Management - Joanna Bronowicka and Mirela Ivanova
Notes on Contributors
Index

About the Author

Phoebe Moore is Associate Professor of Political Economy and Technology based at the University of Leicester School of Business and a Research Fellow at the Social Science Center Berlin (WZB). Her most recent book is The Quantified Self in Precarity: Work, Technology and What Counts (Routledge, 2018). Jamie Woodcock is a researcher based in London. He is the author of The Gig Economy (Polity Press, 2019), Marx at the Arcade (Haymarket, 2019), and Working The Phones (Pluto, 2016). His research focuses on labour, work, the gig economy, platforms, resistance, organising, and videogames.

Reviews

'Brings together a range of unmissable views across the contemporary spectrum of technology-driven labour relations'

-- Dr. Ivan Williams Jimenez, Policy and Development Manager at the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, UK

'A path-breaking book offering unparalleled insights. Moore and Woodcock re-affirm their position as leaders in this field'

-- Premilla D'Cruz, Professor of Organizational Behaviour Area, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)

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