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1. There are other important regional studies carried out or being carried out in the third world, most of them sponsored by the UNU. We do not include them in our treatment because their time horizon is shorter and most of them do not include technology as an explicit variable.

2. The research organizations involved in the project are: Centro de Estudios pare el Desarrollo, Venezuela; Núcleo de Política Científica e Technologica, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil; Fundación Bariloche, Argentina; Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Mexico. The work is conducted by a Steering Committee composed of H. Vessuri, G. Gallopin, R. Dagnino, A. Furtado, L. Corona and A. Herrera (co-ordinator of the project).

3. W. Zegweld, "Technology, Employment, and Work," paper presented to the International Symposium on Perspectives of Science and Technology Policy, Guanajuato, Mexico, February 1984.

4. A. Gorz, Adieux au proletariat. Au delà du socialisme (Editions Galilee, Paris, 1980).

5. A. Gorz, "Qui ne travaille pas mangera quand même," Futuribles, July-August 1986.


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Gorz, A. Adieux au proletariat. Au delà du socialisme. Editions Galilee, Paris, 1980.

Rothwell, R., and W. Zegveld. Technical Change and Employment. Frances Pinter, London, 1979.

Salomon, J.J., and G. Schméder, eds. Les enjeux du changement technologique. Ed. , Paris, 1986.

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