Class in America: The Future of Work in America, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Kari A. Cornell
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1532152981
  • ISBN-13: 9781532152986
  • DDC: 331.1
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released March 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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This book examines how automation is changing the workforce in the United States as we know it, predicting a continuous decline in manufacturing jobs and an increase in the field of technology. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Future World of Work.
2: Early Work in the United States.
3: Technology and Globalization.
4: The Rise of the Service Industry.
5: The Gig Economy.
6: Workforce Trends.
7: Class and the Workforce.
8: The Future.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.