For Work / Against Work
Debates on the centrality of work

Reclaiming Work: Beyond the Wage-Based Society

by Gorz, André (1999)

Key Passage

It is economically more advantageous to concentrate the small amount of necessary work in the hands of a few, who will be imbued with the sense of being a deservedly privileged elite by virtue of the eagerness which distinguishes them from the 'losers'. (p.45)


Industrialism, Industrial Society, Industrialisation, Social Change, Sociology, Social State, Capital State, Capitalism, Economic Nationalism, Globalisation, Chinese Context, Revolution, Education, Wages, Wage-Based Society


Gorz Citations

Links to Reference


Turner, C.



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