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After Work: A History of the Home and the…
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After Work: A History of the Home and the Fight for Free Time (edition 2023)

by Helen Hester (Author), Nick Srnicek (Author)

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"This is a book primarily about housework and childcare, and its omission from most conversations about the future of work, and in particular in discussions about a 'post-work' future. It encompasses a history of the evolution of work within the home, of cultural standards around cleanliness, hygiene and parenting, and of single-family dwellings and their various short-lived utopian alternatives. It draws from both the actual history of work within the home and from the abandoned ideas of anti-housework visionaries of the twentieth century to sketch out a path towards real freedom and free time for the future"--… (more)
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Title:After Work: A History of the Home and the Fight for Free Time
Authors:Helen Hester (Author)
Other authors:Nick Srnicek (Author)
Info:Verso (2023), 288 pages
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"This is a book primarily about housework and childcare, and its omission from most conversations about the future of work, and in particular in discussions about a 'post-work' future. It encompasses a history of the evolution of work within the home, of cultural standards around cleanliness, hygiene and parenting, and of single-family dwellings and their various short-lived utopian alternatives. It draws from both the actual history of work within the home and from the abandoned ideas of anti-housework visionaries of the twentieth century to sketch out a path towards real freedom and free time for the future"--

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