Do we need freedom from work?

Martell, Luke (2012) Do we need freedom from work? Liberal Conspiracy [weblog article, 28 July 2012].

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Abstract

Unemployment is sky-high across Europe. It might not seem the best time to be talking about freedom from work. But less work can provide greater autonomy for the employed, and help the jobless.

Political theories talk about freedom from state oppression, or what resources people need for liberty.

But freedom of time, from constraints of work, is discussed less. This is important. Many of us spend large parts of our lives doing work that impinges on this kind of freedom.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Sociology
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > HX Socialism. Communism. Anarchism
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JC Political theory. The state. Theories of the state
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Depositing User: Luke Martell
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2012 11:09
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2012 11:10
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/40285
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