Vocational Education in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Education and Employment in a Post-Work Age

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Avis, R. 2021. Vocational Education in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Education and Employment in a Post-Work Age. London Palgrave.
AuthorsAvis, R.
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This book examines the concept of the fourth industrial revolution and its potential impact on vocational education and training. Broadly located in a framework rooted in critical/radical theory, the book argues that the affordance of technologies surrounding the fourth industrial revolution are constrained by their location within a neoliberal, if not capitalist, logic. Thus, the impact of this revolution will be experienced differently across European regions as well as low and middle income economies. In order to break this impasse, this book calls for a politics based on non-reformist reforms, premised on an aspiration towards a socially just society that transcends capitalism.

KeywordsVocational Education; Fourth Industrial Revolution; Technology and Work; Post Work Education; Socio-technical imaginary
ISBN9783030520328
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-52032-8
Web address (URL)https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-52032-8#about-this-book
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Year2021
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