skip to content
The return of work in critical theory : self, society, politics Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The return of work in critical theory : self, society, politics

Author: Christophe Dejours; Jean-Philippe Deranty; Emmanuel Renault; Nicholas H Smith
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2018]
Series: New directions in critical theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

This book presents a new account of the significance and the human costs of work. A collaboration between experts in philosophy, social theory, and clinical psychology, it brings together empirical  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christophe Dejours; Jean-Philippe Deranty; Emmanuel Renault; Nicholas H Smith
ISBN: 9780231187282 0231187289
OCLC Number: 1013737860
Description: xi, 232 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Part one. Worries about work. Unemployment and precarious work --
Work-life imbalance, disrespect at work and meaningless work --
Part two. The subject at work. The technical dimension --
Dynamics of recognition --
Part three. A critical conception of work. Justice and autonomy as norms of work --
Two models of critique --
Part four. Performance evaluation. Managerialism versus cooperative management --
From theory to practice : intervention in an enterprise --
Conclusion.
Series Title: New directions in critical theory.
Responsibility: Christophe Dejours, Jean-Philippe Deranty, Emmanuel Renault, and Nicholas H. Smith.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

This groundbreaking book restores something often missing in critical social theories of labor: the embodied and affective dimensions of the lived experience of working. In articulating this Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1013737860> # The return of work in critical theory : self, society, politics
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "1013737860" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BF481> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4652694249#Topic/critical_theory> ; # Critical theory
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4652694249#Topic/work_psychological_aspects> ; # Work--Psychological aspects
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/158.7/e23/> ;
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4652694249#Person/dejours_christophe> ; # Christophe Dejours
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4652694249#Person/deranty_jean_philippe> ; # Jean-Philippe Deranty
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4652694249#Person/renault_emmanuel_1967> ; # Emmanuel Renault
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4652694249#Person/smith_nicholas_h_nicholas_hugh_1962> ; # Nicholas Hugh Smith
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2018" ;
    schema:description "Introduction -- Part one. Worries about work. Unemployment and precarious work -- Work-life imbalance, disrespect at work and meaningless work -- Part two. The subject at work. The technical dimension -- Dynamics of recognition -- Part three. A critical conception of work. Justice and autonomy as norms of work -- Two models of critique -- Part four. Performance evaluation. Managerialism versus cooperative management -- From theory to practice : intervention in an enterprise -- Conclusion."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4652694249> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4652694249#Series/new_directions_in_critical_theory> ; # New directions in critical theory.
    schema:name "The return of work in critical theory : self, society, politics"@en ;
    schema:productID "1013737860" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780231187282> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1013737860> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4652694249#Person/dejours_christophe> # Christophe Dejours
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Dejours" ;
    schema:givenName "Christophe" ;
    schema:name "Christophe Dejours" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4652694249#Person/deranty_jean_philippe> # Jean-Philippe Deranty
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Deranty" ;
    schema:givenName "Jean-Philippe" ;
    schema:name "Jean-Philippe Deranty" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4652694249#Person/renault_emmanuel_1967> # Emmanuel Renault
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1967" ;
    schema:familyName "Renault" ;
    schema:givenName "Emmanuel" ;
    schema:name "Emmanuel Renault" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4652694249#Person/smith_nicholas_h_nicholas_hugh_1962> # Nicholas Hugh Smith
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1962" ;
    schema:familyName "Smith" ;
    schema:givenName "Nicholas Hugh" ;
    schema:givenName "Nicholas H." ;
    schema:name "Nicholas Hugh Smith" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4652694249#Series/new_directions_in_critical_theory> # New directions in critical theory.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1013737860> ; # The return of work in critical theory : self, society, politics
    schema:name "New directions in critical theory." ;
    schema:name "New directions in critical theory" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4652694249#Topic/work_psychological_aspects> # Work--Psychological aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Work--Psychological aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780231187282>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0231187289" ;
    schema:isbn "9780231187282" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.