Bibliography 2019

Below you will find a list of books, articles and other resources that could be of value in the process of brainstorming ideas for a possible paper. They may lead you to other resources that can be useful in your research.

  • Covey, S. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Doral (Florida), 2007.
  • Crawford, M. Shop Class as Soulcraft: an Inquiry into the Value of Work. New York, 2009.
  • De Torre, J. Work, Culture, Liberation: the Social Teaching of the Church. Manila, 1985.
  • Escrivá, J. Friends of God: chapter four Working for God. Ohio, 2005
  • Illanes Maestre, J.L. The Sanctification of Work: Aspects of the Teaching of the Founder of Opus Dei. New York, 2003.
  • Kondo, M. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, the Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing. Berkeley, 2014.
  • Larrey, P. Connected World: From Automated Work to Virtual Wars. London (UK), 2017.
  • Malinvaud, E. Work and human fulfillment. Florida, 2003.
  • Newport, C. Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World. New York, 2016.
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  • Schulte, B. Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time. London, 2014.
  • Schwarz, F. Breaking with Tradition: Women and Work, the New Facts of Life. New York, 1993.
  • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Economic Justice for All: Catholic Social Teaching and the U.S. Economy. Washington DC, 1986.
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  • Pope Francis.  TED talk: Why the only future worth building includes everyone., 2017.

Documents of the Church

  • POPE FRANCIS. Encyclical letter Laudato Si. Rome, 2015.
  • BENEDICT XVI. Encyclical letter Caritas in Veritate. Rome, 2009.
  • JOHN PAUL II. Encyclical letter Centesimus Annus. Rome, 1991.
  • JOHN PAUL II. Encyclical letter Laborem Exercens: on human work. Rome, 1981.
  • LEO XIII. Encyclical letter Rerum Novarum: on the Condition of the Working Classes. Rome, 1891.
  • PIUS XI. Encyclical letter Quadragesimo Anno. Rome, 1931.
  • SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL. Pastoral constitution Gaudium et Spes. Rome, 1965.