The Refusal Of Work

Author: David Frayne
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd.
ISBN: 1783601205
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In this thought-provoking book, David Frayne questions the central place of work in mainstream political visions of the future, laying bare the ways in which economic demands colonise our lives and priorities.

Reading Negri

Author: Pierre Lamarche
Publisher: Open Court
ISBN: 0812697405
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It goes without saying that most of the working class would be better off having
their productivity unshackled from Empire only if that meant that they were
unshackled from their productivity. I want to conclude by offering a brief diagnosis
of how Negri has wound up in this blind alley. He is, I believe, a victim of two
things. The first is the undue limitation he places on the refusal of work strategy.
Though he is one of the thinkers responsible for making the refusal of work
central in analyzing ...

The Problem With Work

Author: Kathi Weeks
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822351129
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Marxism, Productivism, and the Refusal of Work If hard work were really such a
great thing, the rich would have kept it all to themselves. UNION ACTIVIST A
cultural dominant the work ethic may be; seamless and incontrovertible it is
certainly not. The previous chapter touched on one reaction to the exclusions
enacted by the work ethic—namely, demands for inclusion that draw on
alternative work ethics as tools of insubordination— and considered both the
advantages and limitations ...

Deleuze Marx And Politics

Author: Nicholas Thoburn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134457839
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Taken together, the principles of the refusal of work, class composition,
andthereversalofperspectivecanbe seen as the basis
foracrampedandcontinuouslyengagedminor politics. If the refusal of work wards
off any plenitude of 'the workers' – since work is always alreadycapital,
politicsisnecessarily a refusalof work anditssubjects –the reversal of perspective
emphasizes the processes of political innovation and variationinany class
composition. As thesefigures were developedin ...

Labour Law In Denmark

Author: Ole Hasselbalch
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9041132252
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Case law indicates that he has such an obligation to a reasonable extent, if the
parties to the contract of employment have not agreed otherwise, or if a right to
refuse work overtime cannot be considered as a prerequisite of the contract. 320.
Even if it can be assumed that employees have an obligation to work overtime, it
is assumed that the individual employee can refuse to work overtime for personal
reasons. A general refusal will be contrary to the stipulations or the prerequisites
of ...

The Highway Of Despair

Author: Robyn Marasco
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231538898
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There is an immense power in work, immanent to a structure in which some work
on behalf of others, which can be harnessed to reproduce or destroy that
structure. The refusal of work can be a physical defense against a definite harm. It
can also bring an entire social structure to a standstill. The refusal of work may
be the sign of a revolt that has not yet come to pass. Or, like Fanon's resignation
from his post at Bilda, it may be to join an insurrection already underway.

No Constitutional Right To Be Ladies

Author: Linda K. Kerber
Publisher: Hill and Wang
ISBN: 1466817240
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38 By Texas law of 1 866, a refusal to work according to the contract could be
punished by deductions of double the amount of wages, and, if the "refusal to
work" persisted longer than three days, "the offender shall be reported to a
Justice of the Peace . . . and shall be forced to labor on roads, streets and other
public works, without pay, until the offender consents to return to his labor."39
Harriet Anthony may well have been one of these people. "I am just as free and
just as good as you ...

Parliamentary Papers

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
Publisher:
ISBN:
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In June 1819, eight shipwrights were brought before the magistrates, and
convicted of refusing to work for Humble, Hurry and Company, with a man of the
name of Royden, who was the foreman. They were sentenced by the two
magistrates, to two months imprisonment in the house of correction; they
appealed against the conviction, which was settled by the solicitor for Humble
and Company; and upon a point of law, there being considered a defective
statement of the offence, the ...