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Kyle Lewis and Will Stronge

Overtime

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By Kyle Lewis and Will Stronge

Work isn't working, and some believe a shorter work week is the answer. This concise read puts this idea under the microscope to examine it from all angles.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 144

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As precarity and low pay become further embedded in the job market, at a time when work-related stress and exhaustion are endemic, it is clear that a new, radical approach to employment is required.

Many industries already face existential threats from automation, climate breakdown, a crisis of care, and an ageing population. In Overtime, Kyle Lewis and Will Stronge identify a powerful and practicable response to these worrying trends: the shorter working week.

This urgent and timely book shows what a shorter working week means in the context of capitalist economies and delves into the history of this idea as well as its political implications. Drawing on a range of political and economic thinkers, Lewis and Stronge argue that a shorter working week could build a more just and equitable society, one based on collective freedom and human potential, providing scope for the many to achieve a happier, more fulfilling life

Read if you: have ever taken "MC".