Invisible Hands and Iron Fists: Fear, Progress and Work and the End of the 20th Century

Chain_Gang_2a-2Over the last fifteen years in Australia, the workplace has been thoroughly and miserably transformed. With the biggest growth in employment recorded in casual and part-time work, with the proportion of those working over sixty hours a week registgering the most dramatic increase relative to other hours worked amongst full-time workers, the eight-hour day no longer warrants the appellation of ‘standard hours.’

The full text, Overland 157, 1999, pp.4-12. And on scribd.


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