Introduction: Perspectives of Technology-Driven Economic and Social Change

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This chapter sets the scene, introducing the topic and providing an overview of recent developments in advanced technology, technology investment and associated policy, including regulation and standards, from a global perspective. It positions Australia within this global context of technology investment and policy development. The section concludes with a summary of the chapters shaping this volume.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Future of Work and Technology
Subtitle of host publicationGlobal Trends, Challenges and Policies with an Australian Perspective
EditorsAndreas Cebulla
Place of PublicationBoca Raton, FL
PublisherCRC Press/Balkema
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-003-39375-7
ISBN (Print)978-1-032-49428-9, 978-1-032-49425-8
Publication statusPublished - 2024


  • Technological innovation
  • Work
  • Information society

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