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The Refusal of Work free pdf Modern capitalist society runs on paid work. Yet for many of us, paid work is at best a frustrating experience. Some of us are burdened with too much work, while others fight the hard realities of precarious, low-paid, low-quality work amid persistent mass unemployment. So what if we rethought the whole system? That s the ambitious challenge David Frayne takes up in"The Refusal of Work." Drawing on substantial empirical research into the lives of people who are actively resisting employment either by reducing their work hours to the minimum or by giving up work altogether Frayne delves into the reasons that people disconnect from work, the strategies they develop for coping with not working in a society that demands work, and, perhaps most interestingly, what they do with their free time. The resulting book offers a fascinating portrait of an alternative approach to life under capitalism, and a bracing reminder that a humane and sustainable vision of social progress is possible."

About David Frayne

David Frayne works as a part-time lecturer in sociology at Cardiff University and as a freelance research associate for Public Health Wales.

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Author : David Frayne
Publisher : Zed Books Ltd
Data Published : 15 November 2015
ISBN : 1783601175
EAN : 9781783601172
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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