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The Resource Work Won't Love You Back

Work Won't Love You Back

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Work Won't Love You Back
Title
Work Won't Love You Back
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Summary
A deeply-reported examination of why "doing what you love" is a recipe for exploitation, creating a new tyranny of work in which we cheerily acquiesce to doing jobs that take over our lives. You're told that if you "do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life." Whether it's working for "exposure" and "experience," or enduring poor treatment in the name of "being part of the family," all employees are pushed to make sacrifices for the privilege of being able to do what we love.In Work Won't Love You Back, Sarah Jaffe, a preeminent voice on labor, inequality, and social movements, examines this "labor of love" myth — the idea that certain work is not really work, and therefore should be done out of passion instead of pay. Told through the lives and experiences of workers in various industries — from the unpaid intern, to the overworked nurse, to the nonprofit worker and even the professional athlete — Jaffe reveals how all of us have been tricked into buying into a new tyranny of work. As Jaffe argues, understanding the trap of the labor of love will empower us to work less and demand what our work is worth. And once freed from those binds, we can finally figure out what actually gives us joy, pleasure, and satisfaction
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Jaffe, Sarah
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  • Sociology
  • Nonfiction
  • History
  • Business
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Work Won't Love You Back
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:5ea29b50-41e0-48a7-b812-867b7c53856c
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781645037019
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optical disk
Label
Work Won't Love You Back
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:5ea29b50-41e0-48a7-b812-867b7c53856c
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781645037019
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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