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. André Gorz argues that changes in the role of the work and labour process in the closing decades of the twentieth century have, once and for all, weakened the. Farewell to the Working Class: An Essay on Post-Industrial Socialism (Pluto Classics) [Andre Gorz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Provocative and heretical, Farewell to the Working Class is a classic study of labour and unemployment in the post-industrial world.

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Nightocelot rated it did not like it Jun wprking, Curtis Steckel rated it really liked it Dec 26, Selected pages Title Page. The sphere of necessity: He is the author of several books including Ecology as Politics and Paths to Paradise.

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

Farewell to the working class: Chris rated it really liked it Sep 05, Jeff rated it liked it Feb 24, The contemporary left and the union movement have yet to catch up with his still futuristic insight. Jimmy rated it it was ok Sep 10, Utopia for a possible dual society.

Dec 30, Leonardo marked it as considering. Jay Green rated it really liked it Feb 17, The proletariat go act as the revolutionary class under modern capitalism.

Published June 1st by Pluto Press first published Return to Book Page. Nine theses for a future left Introduction 1.

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Hegel goals Gorz heteronomous hierarchy ideology individual industrial internalise 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 Bahro sector skilled clasw social relations socialised nadre 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.


Instead, new movements that reject work and create autonomy are better than the traditional workers’ movement.

Farewell to the Working Class

The working class according to saint Marx 2. In the s and s, he was a main theorist in the New Left movement. Sam Whitehill rated it liked it Mar 11, France has job-sharing-like short work weeks but it isn’t working.

The book starts with an interesting critique of Marxism, tracing most of its faults to Hegel. Feb 16, Christopher rated fareweol really liked it. This outlines how and why we collect, store and use your personal data when you use our website. Any possible autonomy within the work process has been destroyed by tech. Like most websites, we use cookies to improve our service and make your user experience better.

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