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Work

  • By: Beth A. Rubin
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Work refers to activity that produces a good or service of value; it can be paid, unpaid, or coerced, and it is central to social life given that the majority of most people's waking lives are spent “working.” Globalization has been ...

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