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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521280060

ISBN-13: 9780521280068

Pub. Date: 08/31/1980

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A collection of essays on workers' efforts in the 19th and 20th centuries to assert control over the processes of production in US. It describes the development of management techniques and includes discussions of various worker and union responses to unemployment.  See more details below

Overview

A collection of essays on workers' efforts in the 19th and 20th centuries to assert control over the processes of production in US. It describes the development of management techniques and includes discussions of various worker and union responses to unemployment.

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)

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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