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Author LaJeunesse, Robert.

Title Work time regulation as a sustainable full employment strategy : the social effort bargain / Robert M. LaJeunesse
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (293 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge frontiers of political economy ; 119
Routledge frontiers of political economy ; 119
Contents The origins of the work and growth fetish -- Rethinking the work fetish and the growth consensus -- Work time regulation as a macroeconomic policy tool -- The ecological and social sustainability of work time regulation -- The employment effects of work time reduction -- A proposal for reform -- Conclusion
Summary This book presents a careful, convincing critique of both reducing work hours and traditional full employment policies, advocating a policy of work time regulation that is appropriate for a twenty-first century post-industrial economy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-276) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hours of labor.
Hours of labor.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008043530
ISBN 0203879538