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NONFINANCIAL ECONOMICS: THE CASE FOR SHORTER HOURS OF WORK

by Eugene McCarthy and William McGaughey

 

 

Table of Contents

 

Introduction ix
   
Part I An Economic and Political View: Unemployment and the Economics of Waste  
   
1 The Bankruptcy of U.S. Employment Policy 3
2 The Productivity Factor 15
3 The Employment Factor 25
4 The Hours Factor 35
5 Output: Useful or Waste 51
6 Some Common Varieties of Waste 65
7 Shaking the Waste out of this Economy 101
8 An Economy Built on Money and Debt 113
9 Micro and Macro Effects of Reduced Hours 125
10 International Work Sharing 139
   
Part II Historical and Theological Views  
   
11 A Short History of Working Hours 159
12 Work, Leisure, Philosophy, Ideology, and their Perversions 181
   
Notes  
Bibliography  
Index  
   

 

copyright 1989 by Praeger Publishers, New York

Remembering Eugene McCarthy by William McGaughey

 

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