Hacker Culture Reading Lists: Hacking as Work: Precarity and Labour

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Hacker Studies Reading List: Hacking as Work - Precarity and Labour

This reading list focusing on workers in high-tech industries. In particular it consider the working conditions and issues around labour, gender and race that are part of technology work.

Reading List

Downey, G. (2003). Commentary: The Place of Labor in the History of Information-Technology Revolutions. International Review of Social History, 48(S11), 225ā€“261. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0020859003001330

Duffy, B. E. (2018). Not Getting Paid to Do What You Love (Vol. 1). Yale University Press. https://doi.org/10.12987/yale/9780300218176.003.0001

Dunbar-Hester, C. (2020). Hacking Diversity: The Politics of Inclusion in Open Technology Cultures. Princeton University Press.

Irani, L. (2015). Hackathons and the making of entrepreneurial citizenship. Science, Technology, & Human Values, 40(5), 799ā€“824.

Neff, G. (2012). Venture Labor. MIT Press.

Turner, F. (2009). Burning Man at Google: A cultural infrastructure for new media production. 11(1 & 2), 73ā€“94.