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Author Edwards, Richard, 1944-

Title Contested terrain : the transformation of the workplace in the twentieth century / Richard Edwards
Published New York : Basic Books, [1979]


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Description ix, 261 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Three faces from the hidden abode -- The personal touch: competitive capitalism and the simple forms of control -- Running full: the breakdown of competition -- Until the battle is fairly won: the crisis of control in the firm -- Seeing the world: corporations in monopoly capitalism -- Experiments, beginnings, and failures -- Technical control: an all-around adjustor and equalizer -- Bureaucratic control: policy no 1.1 -- Labor redivided, part I: segmented labor markets -- Labor redivided, part II: the fractions of the working class -- Capitalism or democracy? The contradictions of modern control
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [244]-252
Notes Also issued online
Subject Industrial organization -- United States.
Industrial sociology -- Case studies.
Labor -- United States.
Labor movement -- United States
Working class -- United States.
Labor policy -- United States.
LC no. 78019942
ISBN 0465014127
0465014135 (paperback)