Office Politics: Computers, Labor, and the Fight for Safety and Health

Office Politics: Computers, Labor, and the Fight for Safety and Health

by Vernon L. Mogensen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813522870

ISBN-13: 9780813522876

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813522876
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 8.93(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

List of Acronyms
Introduction1
Ch. 1The Hazards of Working with Video Display Terminals9
Ch. 2The Office of the Future Meets the Factory of the Past17
Ch. 3Organizing Office Workers for Occupational Safety and Health35
Ch. 4A Question of Business51
Ch. 5The Federal Politics of Ergonomic Inaction65
Ch. 6The Nonproblem of Nonionizing Radiation85
Ch. 7The Office of Management and Budget: Ombudsman to Business107
Ch. 8State and Local Arenas: Laboratories of Democracy or Labyrinths of Frustration?127
Ch. 9Workers' Safety and Health in Postindustrial Society143
Notes153
Selected Bibliography197
Index209

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