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Post-work: What It Is, Why It Matters And How We Get There

by Hester, Helen; Stronge, Will (2024)


What does the future hold for work in our new technological age? How do we make sure that the uncertain future into which we are heading is heavenly and not hellish? How can we take the pleasures of work with us and eliminate the pains?The answer: we need a post-work vision.Questioning the received wisdom that work is good for you, that you are what you do and that 'any job is a good job', Post-work offers a new challenge to the work-centred society. This timely book provides a vital introduction to the post-work debate - one of the most exciting political currents of recent years. It explores not only what the future of work will be like, but more importantly what the future of work should be like.


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