ISBN-10:
0521225809
ISBN-13:
9780521225809
Pub. Date:
10/01/1979
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Workers' Control in America: Studies in the History of Work, Technology, and Labor Struggles

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

by David Montgomery

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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: 9780521225809
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/01/1979
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x (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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