François Guéry and Didier Deleule’s Productive Body (1972) explores the historical and political relationships between capitalism, work and the body. These extracts from the English translation (2014) are provided courtesy of the authors, editors and Zero Books.

Foreword (Guéry and Deleule)

Body, Production, Productivity (Guéry)

from Modern Psychology; or, New and Improved Productive Consumption (Deleule)

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