Privatizing Poland: Baby Food, Big Business, and the Remaking of Labor

Privatizing Poland: Baby Food, Big Business, and the Remaking of Labor

by Elizabeth C. Dunn
     
 

Privatizing Poland examines the effects privatization has on workers' self-concepts; how changes in "personhood" relate to economic and political transitions; and how globalization and foreign capital investment affect Eastern Europe's integration into the world economy.See more details below

Overview

Privatizing Poland examines the effects privatization has on workers' self-concepts; how changes in "personhood" relate to economic and political transitions; and how globalization and foreign capital investment affect Eastern Europe's integration into the world economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801442254
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Series:
Culture and Society after Socialism Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth C. Dunn is Associate Professor of Geography at Indiana University Bloomington.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Road to Capitalism

Chapter 2. Accountability, Corruption, and the Privatization of Alima

Chapter 3. Niche Marketing and the Production of Flexible Bodies

Chapter 4. Quality Control, Discipline, and the Remaking of Persons

Chapter 5. Ideas of Kin and Home on the Shop Floor

Chapter 6. Power and Postsocialism

Notes
Bibliography
Index

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