The Future of Work

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Published: Friday 1 December, 1995



'The character of people's working lives is changing. This is nothing new, but while it might be an historical commonplace, documenting the nature of that change and making predictions about the future are still difficult tasks.'

This paper looks at the changing nature of work, drawing primarily on examples from the less developed and newly industrialized countries of the world. It suggests several ways we might have to revise or extend our understanding of the term'work' in light of increased female participation in the waged labour force.

Read the full paper online here.

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