Work in Non-Industrial Societies. Volti Chapter 8. Majority of people’s lives is spent working Technology has greatly changed the way we work It has lightened our load. Working with the Earliest Tools . Earliest man (Homo habilis) used simple tools
Volti Chapter 8
"The amount of work per capita increases with the evolution of culture, and the amount of leisure per capita decreases"
"A technologically dynamic society generates labor-saving devices, but at the same time it produces a steady stream of new goods that are eagerly sought after....As workers in a a technologically advanced society, we often find ourselves on a treadmill, working long and hard to obtain the material goods that we scarcely have time to enjoy"
"When work is firmly rooted in social relationships, the way the work is organized will not be governed solely by the technical requirements for the job."