new jobs. In his book Farewell to the Working Class, the French writer Andre. Gorz develops some arguments for a reduction of socially organized work. He. Farewell to the Working Class has 51 ratings and 6 reviews. André Gorz argues that changes in the role of the work and labour process in the closing decades. The book Farewell to the Working Class: An Essay on Post-Industrial Socialism, Andre Gorz is published by Pluto Press.

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Provocative and heretical, ll to the Farewsll Class is a classic study of labour and unemployment in the post-industrial world. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Aug 31, Rui Coelho rated it it was ok. France has job-sharing-like short work weeks but it isn’t working. Published by Pluto Press in Mar Instead, new movements that reject work and create autonomy are better than the traditional workers’ movement.

Hegel goals Gorz heteronomous hierarchy ideology individual industrial workking Ivan Illich letariat longer machine Marx Marx’s marxist mass material means of production mediation ment morality movement needs negation never non-class organisation personal power political position possible post-industrial prime minister productive forces proletariat realisation recognise reduced relations of production replaced result revolution revolutionary robots Rudolf Farewekl sector skilled workers social relations socialised socially necessary labour specific sphere of autonomy sphere of heteronomy sphere of necessity subordinate tasks technical tion trade transcendent use-value wage labour whole working-class.


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The myth of collective appropriation 3. Selected pages Title Page. Postmodern Controversies Barry Smart No preview available – Other editions – View all Farewell to the working class: Any possible autonomy within the work process has been destroyed by tech. To ask other readers questions about Farewell to the Working Classplease sign up.


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Farewell to the Working Class: An Essay on Post-Industrial Socialism

The book starts with an interesting critique of Marxism, tracing most of its faults to Hegel. He is the author of several books including Ecology as Politics and Paths to Paradise. Towards a policy of time Appendix 2: Common terms and phrases able abolished abolition Alain Touraine alienation anarcho-syndicalism anarcho-syndicalist apparatus automation autonomous activities autonomous production become bourgeoisie capacities capital capitalist cent centralised civil society collective worker cooperation create cultural defined demand dividual division of labour economic eliminated ethical everything exchange-value existence external factory fascism G.