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Разпределение на властта в полето на виртуалния пазар на труда
Power Distribution in the Field of the Virtual Labour Market

Author(s): Marieta Hristova
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Economy, General Reference Works, Sociology, Applied Sociology, Social development, Human Resources in Economy, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Университет за национално и световно стопанство (УНСС)
Keywords: Virtual labour market; power relations; job performance; jobs; presence in cyberspace; power distribution; information as power resource.

Summary/Abstract: The study presents empirical results of the dissertation “Bulgarian Virtual Labor Market and Transformation of Power”. Looking at the labor market as socio-economic field of relations and interactions be¬tween labour and capital with running two parallel processes of supply and demand of performance and jobs, the virtual labor market is considered as a network of these same relations and interactions performed in an informational, communicational and technological– virtual environment. Its researched whether and to what extent each of the participants in the labour market are included and participate in the virtual space, do they contribute to its formation or just use what so far has been created by others. The research problem was related to the distribution of power between the indi¬vidual and collective actors involved in the virtual labour market. The study presents specific aspects of the functioning of the virtual labour market in Bulgaria and the transformation of power generated by the interpretation and analysis of the empirical data from the research conducted by the author.

  • Issue Year: 2/2015
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 235-277
  • Page Count: 42
  • Language: Bulgarian