References for Theme: Concepts of Work
- Applebaum, Herbert
- Clot, Yves
- Cukier, Alexis
- Deranty, Jean-Philippe
"What Is Work? Key Insights From the Psychodynamics of Work"
- England, George W; Harpaz, Itzhak
"How working is defined: National contexts and demographic and organizational role influences"
- Freeman, Caroline
- Freshwater, Dawn; Cahill, Jane; Esterhuizen, Philip; Muncey, Tessa; Smith, Helen
- Freyssenet, Michel
"The Emergence, Centrality and End of Work"
- Godelier, Maurice
- Gorz, André
Paths to Paradise
(p.1) Work has not always existed in the way in which it is currently understood. It came into being at the same time as capitalists and proletarians. It means an activity carried out: for someone else; in return for a wage; according to forms and time schedules laid down by the person paying the wage; and for a purpose not chosen by the worker. A market gardener 'works'; a miner growing leeks in his back garden carries out a freely chosen activity. (p.1)
- Henwood, Doug
- Jaeggi, Rahel
"Pathologies of Work"
"What we see, then, are very classical phenomena of the devaluation and down-skilling of work due to working conditions that make workers interchangeable with respect to their skills and personalities. Alternatively, we are confronted with the universally flexible worker, whose free time is turned into work time and whose creative potential can only be developed at the cost of investing her whole personality in it. Whereas in classical industrial work it was a certain inflexibility (in the Fordist division of labor) that led to the fragmentation of tasks and the suffering of employees, today’s employees suffer on account of the...
- Kambartel, Friedrich
- Lewis, Mary Daly, Jane; Daly, Mary; Lewis, Jane
- Negri, Antonio
- Smith, Nicholas H
- Thomas, Carol
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