Workers' Control in America: Studies in the History of Work, Technology, and Labor Struggles / Edition 1

Workers' Control in America: Studies in the History of Work, Technology, and Labor Struggles / Edition 1

by David Montgomery
     
 

A collection of essays on workers' efforts in the 19th and 20th centuries to assert control over the processes of production in US.See more details below

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A collection of essays on workers' efforts in the 19th and 20th centuries to assert control over the processes of production in US.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521280068
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/1980
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.47(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; 1. Workers' control of machine production in the nineteenth century; 2. Immigrant workers and managerial reform; 3. Machinists, the Civic Federation, and the Socialist Party; 4. The 'new unionism' and the transformation of workers' consciousness in America, 1909–22; 5. Whose standards? Workers and the reorganization of production in the United States, 1900–20; 6. Facing layoffs; 7. American workers and the New Deal Formula; Bibliographical essay.

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