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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 749–762.
Published: 01 October 2021
... to direct appropriation. This article explores how labor responds to such devices of control and appropriation by digital platforms. Using the typological approach, the study argues that labor resistance emerges as a direct response to the management strategies of platforms in the form of granular...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 225–234.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Lilly Irani Digitally mediated labor can take many forms: valorized and visible, hidden and forgotten, or even disavowed. This article examines one particular digital work system: Amazon Mechanical Turk (AMT). AMT is a system that organizes tens of thousands of workers to do data-processing work...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (3): 533–551.
Published: 01 July 2021
... into closer dialogue is mutually productive. Studies of digital sex work would benefit from critical insights into power and control in platform work, while scholars of platform work—and of work and employment more generally—have much to learn from paying attention to the gendered labor of sex workers...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 553–570.
Published: 01 July 2015
...-Lacanian conception—in opposition to the Foucauldian one—of neoliberal subjectivity. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 entrepreneurialism ideology reification social media subjectivity References Andrejevic Mark . 2013 . “Estranged Free Labor.” In Digital Labor: The Internet...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 823–838.
Published: 01 October 2021
... Working Paper . https://eng.uber.com/research/the-effects-of-ubers-surge-pricing-a-case-study/ ( accessed September 17, 2019 ). Heeks R. 2017 . “ Digital Economy and Digital Labour Terminology: Making Sense of the ‘Gig Economy,’ ‘Online Labour,’ ‘Crowd Work,’ ‘Microwork,’ ‘Platform Labour...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 777–794.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... . 2019 . “ Digital Utility: Datafication, Regulation, Labor, and DiDi’s Platformization of Urban Transport in China .” Chinese Journal of Communication 12 , no. 3 : 274 – 89 . Cai C. , 2015 . “ A Letter to Readers of South China Morning Post .” Yicai.com , December 11...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 809–822.
Published: 01 October 2021
... organizational model emphasize the crucial role of information and communication technologies in the imposi- tion of a management model based on the data- fication and taskification of a form of digital labor (Casilli 2019). This phenomenon has been identified particularly in the ride-hailing and food...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 January 2015
... simply who they are that determines their working conditions, level of protection, and access to trade unions. The final essay on digital labor by Irani is of a different register in that it investigates Amazon.com’s virtual crowdsourcing marketplace, Amazon Mechanical Turk. We suggest...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 733–747.
Published: 01 October 2021
... masculinities References Arcy Jacquelyn . 2016 . “ Emotion Work: Considering Gender in Digital Labor .” Feminist Media Studies 16 , no. 2 : 365 – 68 . Armano Emiliana Bove Arianna Murgia Annalisa . 2017 . Mapping Precariousness, Labour Insecurity, and Uncertain Livelihoods...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (4): 801–819.
Published: 01 October 2019
... is, therefore, replaced by new forms of economic dependence and psychological subordination. If extraction of value takes the form of a digital despotism that seems to repro- duce the formal subsumption of labor in the first stages of capitalism, the exploitative relationship seems now to be presented...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 689–702.
Published: 01 October 2021
... . Huws U. 2014 . Labor in the Global Digital Economy: The Cybertariat Comes of Age . London , Monthly Review Press . Huws U. 2016 . “ Logged Labour: A New Paradigm of Work Organisation? ” Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation 10 , no. 1 : 7 – 26 . Huws U. 2017...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 795–808.
Published: 01 October 2021
... demais da redenção: Depressão, flexibilidade e fim da ética do trabalho .” In Mutações: Elogio à preguiça , edited by Novaes Adauto , 385 – 404 . São Paulo : Edições SESC SP . Scholtz T. , ed. 2013 . Digital Labor: The Internet as Playground and Factory . London : Routledge...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (2): 394–400.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Ursula . 2014 . Labor in the Global Digital Economy . New York : Monthly Review . New York Taxi Workers Alliance . 2019 . “ Why We Are on Strike!! A Joint Statement from May 8th Striking US Cities .” nytwa.org , May 8 . www.nytwa.org/statements/2019/5/13/joint-national-statement...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (4): 681–696.
Published: 01 October 2023
... . 2015 . Cyber-Proletariat Global Labour in the Digital Vortex . London : Pluto Press . Foster John Bellamy , and Magdoff Fred . 2009 . The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences . New York : Monthly Review Press . Frey Isabel . 2020 . “ ‘Herd Immunity...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (4): 697–712.
Published: 01 October 2023
... and sale of labour power by the majority”) Socialism (supporting the “full and mutual development of all our potential capacities” against “all forms of oppression” including classism, racism, sexism, ableism, imperialism, and “any other form of subordination”) Internationalism (challenging...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 513–533.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and cultural industries. In a third trend, transforma- tions in digital technologies have enabled work to be performed anywhere, anytime, helping to fuel outsourcing and labor flexibilization. In this context, journalism is enjoying its entrepreneurial moment. Amid thousands of layoffs at North...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (4): 839–852.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of reinventing local economic circuits of production and consumption that involves digital platforms for the common good. rafaelgrohmann@unisinos.br Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 circulation of workers’ struggles worker-owned platforms platform cooperativism platform labor...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (4): 779–793.
Published: 01 October 2023
... in response to, and intervened in, the processes of commodification, spatialization, and structuration that constitute surveillance capitalism. Interviews with Los Angeles– and San Diego–area driver‐organizers suggest that this use of digital tools has become a mundane feature of the contemporary labor...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (2): 285–296.
Published: 01 April 2022
... and arbitrary enforcement made it structurally possible for digital labor platforms like Lyft and Uber to continue to systematically exclude workers from basic employment rights. Employment, as the primary means of economic security in the United States, is a recognizable sociocultural phenomenon. But the basic...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (3): 535–552.
Published: 01 July 2015
... (that Ursula Huws writes about); of the new Inter- national Division of Cultural Labour (often discussed by the likes of Toby Miller and others); and of the swathes of offshore-based digital laborers now making up the major- ity of workers providing, and creating the means...