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The fading scope of labour – remarks about the lost rationale of a common term

@inproceedings{Mann2012TheFS,
  title={The fading scope of labour – remarks about the lost rationale of a common term},
  author={Stefan Mann and Henry W{\"u}stemann},
  year={2012}
}
Work and labour describe activities with a redistributional and a reproductive component. In addition, the terms have gained the function of creating social status and self-esteem. This paper argues that the shifts on the labour market during the past decades question both the redistributive and the reproductive functions of labour. An increasing number of activities are taking place both in paid and unpaid settings simultaneously. And the productivity of employed persons, particularly in the… 
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