- Regular price
- Sale price
- Regular price
- Unit price
- FREE Delivery on orders above $20 within Singapore.
- International Shipping & Tax calculated at checkout.
Not so long ago, people thought that a ten-hour, six-day week was normal; now, it’s the eight-hour, five-day week.
Will that soon be history too?
In this book, three leading experts argue why it should be. They map out a pragmatic pathway to a shorter working week that safeguards earnings for the lower-paid and keeps the economy flourishing. They argue that this radical vision will give workers time to be better parents and carers, allow men and women to share paid and unpaid work more equally, and help to save jobs – and create new ones – in the post-pandemic era. Not only that, but it will combat stress and illness caused by overwork and help to protect the environment. This is essential reading for anyone who has ever felt they could live and work a lot better if all weekends were three days long.
|Format:||Paperback / softback, 140 pages||Language:||English|
|Dimension:||122 x 13 x 183mm||ISBN10:||1509539654|
|Weight:||170g||ISBN13:||9781509539659||Publication Date:||27 Nov 2020||Publisher:||Polity Press|
“In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, now is the time to rethink how we live our lives and care for our planet. This book sets out, clearly and powerfully, a compelling agenda for change.”Caroline Lucas, UK Green Party MP“Timely and important. A punchy, persuasive analysis of how a shorter working week can boost our collective health and wealth. A must-read for anyone who wants real change at work.”Frances O’Grady, General Secretary, UK Trades Union Congress“A compelling argument for limiting working hours to the equivalent of a four day week, backed by a range of suggested policy initiatives. Particularly valuable is the demonstration of the beneficial effects of reduced hours on the morale and performance of employees, and the account of case studies in reduction from round the world.”Roberet Skidelsky, British economic historian, member of UK House of Lords, biographer of John Maynard Keynes“This is the go-to book for understanding why it is time to reject austerity and commit to true sharing – of work, income and planet.”Juliet Schor, author of The Overworked American“A strong case for the four-day week.
The three leading experts map out a pragmatic pathway to a shorter working week that safeguards earnings for the lower-paid and keeps the economy flourishing.
vital reading for anyone looking for a better work/life balance."Glamour Magazine“Pragmatic and sensible”Social Europe
Domestic Delivery (Singapore)
- Your order will be delivered to you within 1-3 business days.
- We are delighted to be able to offer FREE delivery on all orders above $20 in Singapore.
- Your order will be delivered to you within 7-30 business days.
- Any applicable import duties, taxes (including VAT) and shipping charges will depend on your destination country. All chargers will be displayed at checkout.
All prices shown on the Content Binded website are in Singaporean dollars. The prices shown are inclusive of GST.
The best way to contact us is by filling in the online contact form within the Contact Us section. The form is designed to help you specify the query that you have and then direct it to a member of our customer support team that is best suited to deal with it.
We work hard to deal with your queries within 24 hours.We also welcome to receiving any suggestions or feedback as to how we can improve. All emails are read by a member of a customer support team. Please send your emails to email@example.com
We currently ship to countries and regions seen below.
- Brunei Darussalam
- Hong Kong
- Korea (South)