Why Work? Arguments for the Leisure Society

Freedom (Editor); Nina Power (Preface)


Publisher: Freedom Press
Format: Book
Binding: pb
Released: October 18, 2016
ISBN-13: 9781904491255

Why Work? is a provocative collection of essays by writers from the nineteenth century through to today, dissecting work, its form under capitalism and the possibilities for an alternative society producing for our needs, rather than mere avarice. It posits the question: why do some of us still work until we drop in an age of vast automated production, while others starve for “lack of work?” Where is the leisure society that was promised?

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