Death of the Proletariat

William S. Lear rael at
Thu Jul 16 08:26:55 PDT 1998

On Wed, July 15, 1998 at 18:10:54 (-0600) bautiste at writes:
>I know Doug H. has done some work in undermining the notion that we are
>entering the Age of Information and that this will bring the kinds of rewards
>that folks like Drucker espouse, but he has not taken on Drucker head on.
>Anyone know of any interesting articles dealing with Drucker's thesis?

Commodify Your Dissent, edited by Thomas Frank (of the Baffler magazine) has an essay dealing with Drucker that you might find of interest. I can't recall if it deals specifically with Drucker's claims regarding knowledge workers, etc.


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