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Australia’s Precarious Workforce and the Role of Digitisation

  • Veronica SheenEmail author
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Part of the Prekarisierung und soziale Entkopplung – transdisziplinäre Studien book series (PSETS)

Abstract

The chapter sets out to explore how digitalisation and its effects on the Australian labour market is a force, as in other countries in further advancing employment polarisation and economic inequality. The analysis accords with a core-periphery model of the labour market, but one that is not especially geographic in orientation as most of Australia’s population lives in large urban conurbations.

Keywords

Australia Precarity Employment Digitisation Inequality 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MelbourneAustralia

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