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Just work

Author: Russell Muirhead
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass [u.a.] Harvard Univ. Press 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We are defined in part by the jobs we hold. This work talks about the partial satisfactions of the working life, and the need to balance the claims of work against those of family and community. It  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Muirhead
ISBN: 0674024087 9780674024083 0674015584 9780674015586
OCLC Number: 254363928
Description: 209 S. 22 cm
Contents: Introduction 1. Democracy and the Value of Work 2. Fitting Work in the Contemporary Economy 3. The Justice of Fit 4. The Strains of Service 5. The Work Ethic and Callings 6. The Promise of Fulfillment 7. Friedan's Careerism 8. Work as a Practice Conclusion: The Place of Work Notes Acknowledgments Index
Responsibility: Russell Muirhead

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Muirhead confronts often contradictory elements of the modern working life, from the frustration of slaving away in order to merely survive in a meaningless consumerist cycle to the questionable Read more...

 
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