Robots and Immigrants: Who is stealing jobs?

Kostas Maronitis, Denny Pencheva

Research output: Book/ReportBookpeer-review

Abstract

Who steals jobs? Who owns jobs?

Focusing on the competitive labour market, this book scrutinises the narratives created around immigration and automation. The authors explore how the advances in AI and demands for constant flow of immigrant workers eradicate political and working rights, fuelling fears over job theft and ownership.

Shedding light on the multiple ways in which employment is used as an instrument of neoliberal governance, this revealing book sparks new debate on the role of automation and migration policies. It is an invaluable resource for academics and practitioners working in the areas of immigration and labour, capitalism and social exclusion, and economic models and political governance.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBristol
PublisherBristol University Press
Number of pages156
ISBN (Print)978-1529212716
Publication statusPublished - 29 Sep 2022

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