ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Women and Technology-Problem of Technological Unemployment or Deskilling

Problem of Technological Unemployment or Deskilling Jan Sinclair-Jones Technological change and advancement are popularly regarded as progressive, positive and inevitable. The significant threat of technological unemployment is often downplayed. It is true that transition to wage labour has granted economic independence and autonomy to women in developing economies. Yet, further mechanisation and technical innovation is going to make them increasingly vulnerable to deskilling and job loss, especially so in financial and service sectors.

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