The Labour Debate: An Investigation Into the Theory and Reality of Capitalist Work
Ashgate, 2002 - Political Science - 245 pages
Through a radical reinterpretation of Marx's social theory the contributors to this unique book revitalize the concept and reality of labour as the fundamental constitutive principle of the social world. This refocus is inspired by the real changes in the forms of identity, organization and struggle taking place in response to the global restructuring of capitalist work.
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