Sociale determinationsfaktorer

Arbejdsliv og politik 
Scheuer. Steen  (red.) 2009: Arbejdsliv og politik
- signalement af lønmodtagere i det 21. århundrede.
Mister fagbevægelsen ikke opbakning hurtigere end medlemmer melder sig ud af fagforeningerne? ... I denne bog bliver sådanne myter tilbagevist. ...


Rothkopf, David (2008). “Superclass. The Global Power Elite and the World They Are Making”, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York. ... 

Blowing up the roof of the 21st century  
McChesney, R. 2014: Blowing the Roof Off the Twenty-First Century: Media, Politics, and the Struggle for Post-Capitalist Democracy ... 

Alternatives to Capitalism 
Robin Hahnel and Erik Olin Wright 2016:  Alternatives to Capitalism - Proposals for a Democratic Economy. Verso


Should Robots be Taxed? September 2017 
Joao Guerreiro, Sergio Rebelo, Pedro Teles 

A Mirrleesian optimal income tax can reduce inequality at a smaller efficiency cost, but is difficult to implement. An alternative approach is to amend the current tax system to include a lump-sum rebate.

Robocalypse Now: Does Productivity Growth Threaten Employment? October 2017 
David Autor, Anna Salomons 
in Economics of Artificial Intelligence, Ajay K. Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb, editors


Harvey, D. (2010) ‘Organizing for the Anti-Capitalist Transition:Talk Given at the World Social Forum 2010, Porto Alegre’, Reading
Marx's Capital with David Harvey, ... 

Cockshott, P., Cottrell, A., Dieterich, H. (2010) ‘Transition to 21st Century Socialism in the European Union’:

Haiven, M. & Stoneman, S. (2009) ‘Wal-Mart: The Panopticon of Time’, Globalization Working Papers, Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition: McMaster University, April: ... 

Hardt, M. & Negri, A. (2009) Commonwealth. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.


Akrich, M. 1992: “The De-Scription of Technical Objects”, in Bijker, W. and J. Law (eds.) Shaping Technology/Building Society: Studies in Sociotechnical Change. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Beck, U., Giddens, A. & Lash, S. 1996: Reflexive Modernisation. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Brown, Nik  2003: Hope Against Hype – Accountability in Biopasts, Presents and Futures.
Science Studies, Vol. 16(2003) No.2, 3–21 ... pdf

Brown, N., Rappert, B. & Webster, A. (eds.) 2000: Contested Futures: A Sociology of Prospective
Techno-Science. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Callon, M. 1991: “Techno-economic Networks and Irreversibility”, in Law, J. (ed) Sociology of Monsters. Essays on Power, Technology and Domination. London: Routledge. Caulfield, T.

Dierkes M, Hoffmann U, Marz L 1996: Visions of technology: social and institutional factors shaping the development of new technologies. Campus Verlag/St.Martin’s Press, Frankfurt/New York.



Violence and inequality 

Scheidel, Walter 2017: The Great Leveller: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the 21st Century. Princeton.

Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the answer is yes. ... The Great Leveler provides important new insights about why inequality is so persistent--and why it is unlikely to decline anytime soon. ... ... 

Siden er under konstruktion.

Giddens 2011: The Politics of Climate Change.
(2 REV UPD). Polity Pr.

Acemoglu, D. and Robinson, J. (2012). Why nations fail: the origins of power, prosperity, and poverty. Random House Digital, Inc. ...

The basic theme of the book is that what matters most in why some nations fail – and others succeed, for the book is as much about success as failure – are not – as earlier authors have argued - economic policies, geography, culture, or value systems – but rather institutions, more precisely the political institutions that determine economic institutions.

Politik og geopolitik

Global crisis – global proletarianization 
Roth KH (2010) Global crisis – global proletarianization – counter-perspectives.
In: Fumagalli, A (Ed) Crisis in the global economy: Financial markets, social struggles, and new political scenarios. Los Angeles: Semiotext(e), pp. 197–237.
Crisis in the Global Economy
Edited by Andrea Fumagalli and Sandro Mezzadra. Afterword by Antonio Negri. 
... The contributions to Crisis in the Global Economy invite us to consider exit strategies from the current crisis—strategies that may lead us toward a new horizon of constructing the common.

USA, EU and China


National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan 

About the National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan 
In October 2016, the United States announced the release of the National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan. 
Lynne E. Parker ...  article outlines not only the Plan itself, but also provides insight into its goals and objectives, and background on how the Plan was created. ... 

The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) and the Subcommittee on Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) issued the report, The National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan to establish a set of objectives for federally-funded AI research conducted within and outside the government, including academic research. ... 

USA-China-EU plans for AI: where do we stand? - European ...
A global race for AI leadership ... 
The US was the first country to have implemented a comprehensive AI research and development strategic plan in May 2016. ... pdf


The Digital Transformation Monitor

Elsa Kania for The Diplomat, 2017, “China’s Artificial
Intelligence Revolution”, Available at ...