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The Refusal of Work: Facts and Discussions

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Rare! London: Echanges et Mouvement, April 1979. Staple-Bound Pamphlet.Very Good. Interior unmarked. Binding secure. Some discoloration to covers. 64 pages. Translation of a pamphlet published in 1978 in France.

1. The origin of the debate: the traditional worker's movement and the new movement;
2. A discussion about consciousness, and organisations, on individual and collective behaviour;
3. The critical contest: organised labour versus 'the revolt against work;
4. The 'revolt against work' or Fight for the right to be lazy;
5. Political ideology and social reality;
6. Revolt of work or the end of leftism;
7. Anything new in the 'Revolt against work'? The job, the wage itself are forms of social control both at the workplace and during the red of the day. What's new about the 'revolt against work? A new perspective. The 'Revolt against work' and 'Collective struggle'. Work and wage Labour;
8. A few reflections concerning the refusal of work, sabotage, etc.;
9. Work and capital: first outline of a theoretical approach;
10. Bringing the debate out of the rut;
11. How some isolated workers see the problem: Escape from poverty or the poverty of escape Repression against absenteeism in France;
12. It's always the same ones;
13. Refusal of work and the crisis;
14. The refusal of work, a tendency towards another society;
15. The refusal of work, the movement of capital and the movement of the class struggle;
16. Bibliographical notes.


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The Refusal of Work
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anarchism, anarchist, labor, labour, industrial relation, revolution, history, France, French, England, English, Britain, British, United Kingdom, UK
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