Women and the Chip

women_chip_book_cover2Women and the Chip: Case Studies of the Effects of Informatics on Employment in Canada


Published January 1982, ISBN 0920380883.


Most technologically advanced countries have become increasingly concerned about what the micro-electronics revolution will do to people now in employment and to the nature and number of jobs for the future. This study addresses the question of present and foreseeable impacts of office automation on employment and women. It brings out both the complexity and the urgency of technological change as a problem and, perhaps, as an opportunity for women who will be looking to employment in the years ahead.

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