Conclusion: What Comes After Work

  • Jean-Pierre Durand


Here, we return to a consideration of the nature of work. The chapter assesses the scope for human transformation-adaptation to the productivist and devastating requirements of an unequal society by offering an optimistic view for those dominated in contemporary society.


  1. Marcuse, H. (1964). One-Dimensional Man: Studies in Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society. London: Routledge.Google Scholar
  2. Méda, D. (1995). Le Travail. Une valeur en voie de disparition. Paris: Aubier.Google Scholar
  3. Rifkin, J. (1995). The End of Work: The Decline of the Global Labor Force and the Dawn of the Post-market Era. New York: Putnam Publishing Group.Google Scholar
  4. Schnapper, D. (1997). Contre la fin du travail. Paris: Textuel/Le Seuil.Google Scholar
  5. Sue, R. (1994). Temps et ordre social. Paris: PUF.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© The Author(s) 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Pierre Durand
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Évry Paris-SaclayÉvryFrance

Personalised recommendations